TABLEPRESS – WORDPRESS PLUGIN

TablePress is a free, open source plugin for WordPress blogging site. It helps you to build and maintain tables on your website, without any information about coding.

Also Read: WORDPRESS PLUGIN (SELECT PLUGIN WISELY)

A simple GUI allows for fast editing of table data. Your tables will contain data of any kind, such as numbers, text, images, links and even math formulas!

Additionally functions such as

  • Sorting,
  • Pagination,
  • Searching and more features allowed for visitors to your site.
  • Even you can import Excel sheets

HOW TO INSTALL TABLEPRESS

Follow the steps below to install and use TablePress plugin

STEP 1: ADD NEW PLUGIN

Go to the plugins section and click over Add New

Plugins → Add New

Add New Plugin in WordPress
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STEP 2: INSTALL TABLEPRESS PLUGIN

Search (1) for the plugin you are looking for, Here TablePress. Then click Install Now

Tablepress
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STEP 3: ACTIVATE TABLEPRESS PLUGIN

Once you installed TablePress plugin Click over Activate (1). Check ratings and number of active Installation of plugin, this will let you know how much popular is this.

Another important think before to Install plugin, check is it compatible to your wordpress version, if it’s not then don’t try it with your site.

Activate plugin Tablepress
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STEP 4: VIEW PLUGIN DETAILS

You can view details about plugin from here (see in image), This will give you an idea how you can use that plugin.

Plugin TablePress ViewDetails
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STEP 5: ADD NEW TABLE IN TABLE PRESS

Add New Table under TablePress → Add New (1). Enter Table name (2) and number of rows and columns (3) then click over Add Table (4)

  • Table Name – SAMPLE TABLE
  • Number of Rows – 4
  • Number of Columns – 3
Add new table tablepress
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STEP 6: INSERT DATA IN TABLE

Enter data in table (1), in 3 columns (A, B, C) and 4 rows (1, 2, 3, 4) which we created. There you see Shortcode (2) which is like [Table id=1 /]. This shortcode is used where you want to insert table in post / page.

Insert data in table press
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STEP 7: TABLE OPTIONS TABLEPRESS 

Here you will see table options & features

Table options

  • Table Head Row If Check, Show first row of the table as table header, this makes first row as heading.
  • Table Foot Row – If Check, Show last row of the table as table footer, this makes last row as heading.
  • Alternating Row colors – If Check, Background of consecutive rows will be different.
  • Row Hover Highlighting – If Check, Change color if user hover over a row
  • Print Table Name – Check, If you want to print table name in post
  • Print Table Description – Check, If you want to print table description in post
  • Extra CSS Classes – this is used by developers who have some knowledge in CSS and prgramming. Using this you can add more designing features in table.

Features of the data tables Javascript library

  • Use DataTables – Check, if you want to use Javascript feature below
  • Sorting – Allow user to sort any column
  • Search/Filtering – Gives user an advantage by providing search box to search for table and find term looking for.
  • Pagination – If you have a long table you can decide how much rows you want to display on page. If 10 select then only 10 will be visible at first sight.
  • Pagination Length Change – This allows user to change pagination length in 10, 25, 50 and 100, according to their convenience.
  • Info – Shows information about table, like 3 rows out of 10 are visible.
  • Horizontal Scrolling – allows user to scroll horizontally, if number of columns are more than exceeds web page width.
  • Custom Commands – For advanced use only.
tablePress feature
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STEP 8: INSERT SHORTCODE 

Copy the shortcode [Table id=1 /] of the table and paste it where you want to show table.

Enter table Press Table code
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STEP 9: OUTPUT

See output how your table looks like on a page.

Tablepress table
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