Creating your First Table

Ninja Tables helps you create Tables in just a few simple steps. Follow the steps given in this easy guide to get yourself started.

From your WordPress dashboard, go to Ninja Tables. Click on Add Table button placed on the top right corner. Like the example given below:

Creating-your-First-Table

Next, a pop-up form will show up where the table title & description can be added. Give a title to the table and add a description, press the Add button.

After clicking the Add button, it will take you to the Table Rows tab. Click on the Add Column button to add a column.

Clicking on the Add Column button will open a popup with Basic Settings.

Here’s what you can do in the Basic Settings tab:

  • In the Column Name option, give a name to the column.
  • The Column Key will be generated automatically or you can set it manually. It is used for internal operations such as data mapping, exporting & importing table data.
  • Various data types can be selected in the Data Type option. Here the Single Line Text Field is used for example. To know more about data types read this guide.
  • Responsive Breakpoints setting allows you to set columns behavior on various types of devices. You can learn more about Responsive Breakpoint here.

Now to add data, click on the Add Data button on the top right corner of the table.

It will open a popup, now fill up the information.

Click on the Add button after entering the data, you can also un-check the Continue Adding option. It will close the popup once the data is added.

You can also customize the background-color & text color of these particular cells by clicking on the red setting icon button. It will open a setting panel like below.

To preview the table, you need to click on the Preview button.

It will open a new window and you will see the table there.

To display the table on a page/post, you need to copy the Shortcode and paste it on the page/post where you want to display it.

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