Tables

Tables

How to Add a Table

  1. Open a new page or post.Tables
  2. Select the table icon. The Insert/Modify Table window will open.
  3. Enter the number of columns and rows.
  4. In the Width text box, type 100%.This creates a table that adjusts accordingly to every monitor size.
  5. If you want your table to be fully accesible, check the Table Caption checkbox. Also, click the Advanced tab and enter a short summary of the contents of your table in the Summary field. Learn more about accessibility »
  6. Click Insert.

Editing a Table

To add a row or column:

  1. Open the page or post that contains the table you wish to modify.
  2. Click within one of the cells of your table.
    Several table options will appear in the Visual Editor Panel.
  3. Click on one of the following icons:
Inserts a row above or below the cell you clicked on in step 2.
Inserts a column before of after the cell you clicked on in step 2.

To merge cells or columns:

  1. Open the page or post that contains the table you wish to modify.
  2. Highlight the cells you want to merge by clicking and dragging your cursor across the cells. If doing so selects the entire table update the page and try again.
  3. Click the Merge icon from the Visual Editor Panel.
Merge icon from the Visual Editor Panel in step 3

Tables and Accessibility

When screen readers read straight through data tables, it’s easy for users to get lost. There are a few ways to make your tables more easily interpretable and more accessible. Find out more