How to Add Tables in WordPress Posts and Pages No HTML Required

The WordPress visual editor can do many things but creating tables is not one of them. While you can create tables manually with HTML some users don’t have the coding knowledge to do this. In this video, we will show you how to add tables in WordPress posts and pages no HTML required.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the TablePress plugin.

This will add a TablePress item in your admin area.

Go to Tablepress, Add New Table

You can add a new table, name it, add a description and tell it the rows and columns needed.

Next click add table to add the contents of the table including images and links using the table manipulation

You can edit the cells after the table is created using the table manipulation

Even set a a table header in the table options.

With the content set you can preview it then save changes.

Now when you add a new post there will be a icon to add the table

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  • Aryan Jain on September 27, 2015

    How do you insert formulas to columns like excel ?

  • Мигаль Кушницькый on April 28, 2016

    That's quite easy

  • Håvard Lund on September 11, 2016

    Short and condensed, straight to the point! Thanks a lot, appreciate it. I needed something sorting data in table cells for a list with additional information about URLs, and this looks like a perfect fit. Great website overall (I found it the other day, excellent tutorials and information.

  • Mr.Thresher7 on October 22, 2016

    Great plugin. How do you change colors of text and fonts ? Thanks.

  • Jordan White on February 22, 2017

    can a table get set up with just videos?

  • Shakir Hassan on March 29, 2017

    Please teach us how to link to headings (h2, h3, etc) within TablePress?

  • Nathan Simpson on May 5, 2017

    Is there a way I can create tables in-line, rather than have them saved as there own item to reference with a short-code. My client will be posting competition results on blog posts and creating the table separately is tedious and unnecessary.

  • Elmo one on August 14, 2017

    it was so helpful thank you

  • Derek Horton on January 3, 2018

    we tried to install the plugin but we got a message that we have to upgrade to a business account at a cost of $32 a month that's almost $400 per year. is that right or is there a way around it?

  • DRAGONMAYA on May 4, 2018

    Great. I needed some tables really right away

  • Mohamed on July 23, 2019

    how to make a table with filters. Say I have a list of car brands with different important information that matter to the potential buyers. Say, i want to check the list for BMW with information like year, millage, color, price .. etc. How do we do that? thanks alot.

  • Living the Ruff Life on April 27, 2020

    Wow, quick and easy, great info thanks!

  • ShinigamiCoder on May 29, 2020

    Is there a way, how you can edit table after inserting it?

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