WordPress is an open-source content management system that can be completely customized with free and paid plugins available in abundance on the web. If you are using WordPress for blogging and infographics depicting website, you may need to represent the data in various forms which include tables, pie-charts, bar graphs and more.
When it comes to presenting your content in an organized table format, there are several WordPress table plugins that can fulfill the purpose. Since tables are not currently a native feature in WP, we have composed a list of best table plugins that can serve your visual layout needs. They are:
TablePress is a freely available high rated WordPress table plugin which follows a simple and no nonsense approach of embedding tables. Without using any code, you can insert and create beautiful tables on your web pages using the shortcodes. It also allows importing and exporting excel data, HTML, and JSON formats. TablePress can convert formulas and other spreadsheet data into tables.
This plugin is available as both free and paid plugin. It takes care of sorting out the data into the table. All you have to do is to upload a spreadsheet in Excel, CSV, JASON, or XML format into your WordPress site and wpDataTables will sort out the data. It also supports multiple column data which include but is not limited to images, data, time and others. The paid version is available for $44 and offers additional features.
Ninja Tables is a popular table plugin designed for WordPress which enables you to create custom tables right from the page itself using a page builder. The additional features it offers include adding media in the table, changing the theme color, and one-click element customization. It is not limited to exporting and importing data from the Excel and CSV file, but also allows including data from other WordPress table plugins.
Advanced Tables, as the name describes is a plugin that allows editing the table in Excel. If you want to customize a table with an editor, Advanced Tables Excel editor can copy and paste any sort of data. It is a paid plugin available for just $20. Being available in more than 20+ responsive, material and flat table designs, you can choose the one that matches your site’s theme.
In contrast to Advanced Tables, Ultimate Tables plugin is a versatile and free plugin which allows you to create responsive tables. Though it is available in three distinct table designs to choose from, you can even create one from scratch using a table builder. Using this plugin, you can easily reorder the rows and columns in the table for better management. Moreover, you can insert tables on your posts or pages with the use of shortcodes.
So, these are some of the common table plugins for WordPress that can be installed to include a customized table on your webpage. If you are planning to get a WordPress website for your business, feel free to contact our Kitchener based web developers at DigitalLabz.