How To Create A Comparison Table In WordPress (With/out A Plugin)

A comparison table always gives valuable information in an organized way. But to show the one you have to create a comparison table first. If you don’t know how to create a comparison table, then this post is for you. 

In this post, I will show you the process to add a comparison table to your WordPress page/ post. After reading the post you will be able to create one all by yourself. Let’s begin now. 

Creating A Comparison Table Without Using A Plugin

The default WordPress Block editor comes with a built-in Table block. By using the table block, you can create a simple comparison table in no time.

Just go to the post editor and click on the + sign to add a new block. Then search for ‘Table’ and insert it by clicking on it.

Then you need to select the number of columns and rows of your comparison table. And click on the ‘Create Table’ button.

It will automatically generate a table for you. Now click on the table cells and enter your data.

There are also other customization options, use them as you need. You’ll find options in the right-hand side panel. 

With the table block of WordPress, you can create a basic comparison table. If you want to create an advanced comparison table, you would need to use a table plugin.

Create A Comparison Table Using A Plugin

There are a handful number of table plugins available in the WordPress arena. Among them, WP Table Builder is the only plugin that comes with a true drag and drop interface. It lets you create beautiful and responsive tables in no time.

Let’s see how to create a comparison table using the WP Table Builder plugin.

At first, you need to install and activate the plugin. After activating the plugin, go to WordPress Dashboard > WP Table Builder > Add New.

You’ll be landing on the table builder interface. Now select the number of rows and columns of your table and click on ‘Generate’

The table will be generated. Now click on the table cells to add the table data.

If you want to add other elements like a button or image, drag and drop it from the left-hand side.

Once you are done building the tables, give a name to your table and click on the ‘Save Table’ button.

Now click on the ‘EMBED’ and copy the shortcode.

Just go to the post/page where you want to add the table and paste the shortcode there. Your table will be added there.


Hope this post helped you to create a comparison table in WordPress.

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