WP Table Reloaded is the most popular table plugin for WordPress. Another option is the Websimon table plugin by Simon Rybrand which is a simple solution for creating tables in WordPress.
The Websimon table plugin for WordPress enables you to build your own tables in your WordPress dashboard and customize the tables with your own choice of styling & structure. To display the table in a post or page, simply insert the unique shortcode in your WordPress editor.
You can also add html, links and images to your tables and style them further using custom hex color codes if needed.
How To Create a Table In WordPress
Once you’ve installed and activated the plugin, you’ll find a link to WebSimon Tables under the Tools tab in your WordPress admin screen.
Simply add a name, amount of rows & columns and click Add Table.
Insert Table in WordPress
To display your table in a WordPress post or page, simply copy and paste the shortcode generated by the plugin into your WordPress editor.
Edit Table Contents, Structure & Style
You can also:
- Edit your table content
- Edit the Structure & Style of your table
- Copy Your table for another page or post and edit it
Once you arrive at the Edit Table Content screen you can add any type of content like:
- Plain text
Edit Table Structure & Style
Making changes to your tables structure and style is easy.
Once you click on the Edit Table Structure & Style you’ll arrive at this screen where you can edit the basic settings.
Choose a skin style from the dropdown menu to start with.
You can also customize the width of each individual column if needed.
You can also easily change the font size for headings and body text.
Here’s an example of a basic table.
You find more examples of the different kinds of tables you can easily create at the plugin creators site.
Custom Skin Colors
If you want to create a table using your own custom colors, firstly, enable Custom Skin under Table Settings in the Basic Settings screen.
Once you have enabled the Custom Skin, you can access the Custom Skin colors screen where you can simply change the Hex Color Codes to your own custom colors.
Other Options for Creating Tables in WordPress
Another way to create tables in WordPress is to use Microsoft Word as your WordPress editor and publish the table you create in Word to WordPress using the remote publishing feature.
Another option for creating tables in WordPress is to use the TinyMce editor plugin which offers a feature for creating tables.