Tablepress - WordPress plugin on inserting Tables

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The 5 minute lighting talk presentation that was done on TablePress on August 5, 2013 for the Philly Burbs WordPress Meetup.

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Tablepress - WordPress plugin on inserting Tables

  1. 1. Intro to TablePress No Coding Required
  2. 2. Using WordPress for about 5 years Work at 20/10 Solutions as an Interactive Developer Twitter: @tecdoc Website: http://www.tomcarneyis.me Favorite web programming languages: HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript but …… still think coding tables can be annoying. About Me
  3. 3. What We Will Cover • Downloading the Plugin • Setting up your table in the Dashboard • Using the TablePress options • TablePress’ shortcode • Extra Resources
  4. 4. TablePress Download • Go to: http://wordpress.org/plugins/tablepress/ • Or go through your WordPress dashboard and search TablePress • Activate TablePress
  5. 5. Setting up a table • Go to the TablePress panel: • Hit the Add New Table link
  6. 6. Adding Table Content All you need to do is enter your column headers then the corresponding content for each cells.
  7. 7. Manipulating Table Content
  8. 8. Manipulating Content • Most instances: Fill in the content of the cell first! (Exceptions being the row and col spans) • Use the Checkboxes next to the rows or underneath the columns to Delete or Duplicate them.
  9. 9. Looking at the Options • Makes including titles and row coloring very easy and accessible to change.
  10. 10. JavaScript Features • Title of the section can be a little misleading and intimidating • Most options give your table more function with a click of a checkbox. • Once Finished – Click Save
  11. 11. TablePress Shortcode • Click on All Tables link then Show Shortcode • Copy and paste the shortcode that is highlighted in field pictured above and put in the post and/or page that you want to put it in.
  12. 12. Shortcode Shortcut • Within your Page or Post, click on TablePress icon in the Content area toolbar • Click on Insert Shortcode
  13. 13. Your Content Area should look like • With the shortcode in your page/post, place the your needed content and hit Update or Publish.
  14. 14. Where to get the Presentation • SlideShare http://www.slideshare.net/thomascarney • My Website – With Article http://tomcarneyis.me/tablepress
  15. 15. Extra TablePress Resources • TablePress on the WordPress Repository http://wordpress.org/plugins/tablepress/ • TablePress Documentation: http://tablepress.org/documentation/ • WP Beginner Article: http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to- add-tables-in-wordpress-posts-and-pages-no- html-required/
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