How To Create A Table In WordPress (Without A Plugin)

The amazing thing about WordPress is, that you can accomplish almost anything in WordPress by using plugins.

But there’s a downside. Plugins can make your site slow. So you should always try to use fewer plugins.

With the introduction of the Block Editor, WordPress has added many functionalities to the editor. One such thing is Table Block.

Previously, you need to use a plugin for creating simple tables. Now you don’t need any plugin for adding simple tables in WordPress.

Table Block will do that for you. You can also use Google Docs to create tables and insert them into WordPress.

Now let’s see how to create a table in WordPress without using a plugin.

Creating A Table With WordPress Block Editor

Creating a table is a piece of cake using the block editor. You don’t need to have any coding knowledge. 

Just go to the post editor, type ‘/table’, and insert the table block.

Now select the number of columns and rows and click on ‘Create Table’.

Then you need to enter the data into your table.

You can change the alignment and add/delete rows and columns from the toolbar.

You can change the style, color, and settings from the right-hand side options panel.

So this is how you can create a simple table without using any plugin.

However, if you want to create more advanced tables, you can consider using the WP Table Builder plugin.

Adding Tables Using Google Docs

This is another simple way to add Tables in WordPress. First, go to google docs and look for the insert menu in the top menu bar, and select Table.

Now choose your row and column layout, and it is created in your Google docs. 

After creating your desired table in Google docs, you need to select the whole table and press “Ctrl + C” to copy. After copying the table, go to your WordPress visual editor to add the table and press “Ctrl + V” to paste the table. 

Your table is created without any hassle. 


I hope you have got an overview of the whole process of adding or creating a table in WordPress without any plugins.

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