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 posts/pages. You can do it using a plugin or without using a plugin. 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.

Step 1: Insert the Table Block

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.

Step 2: Select the Number of Columns & Rows

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

Step 3: Enter the Data & Customize the Table

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.

Creating 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.

Step 1: Install & Activate the WP Table Builder Plugin

At first, you need to install and activate the plugin. Just go to your WordPress Dashboard and navigate to Plugins > Add New. Then search for ‘WP Table Builder’ and install & activate the plugin.

Step 2: Add a New Table

After activating the plugin, go to WordPress Dashboard > WP Table Builder > Add New.

Step 3: Select the Number of Rows & Columns

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

Step 3: Enter the Data & Customize the Table

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.

Step 4: Embed the Table

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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