Category Archives: Advanced WordPress

Advanced WordPress Tip

How to create a nice looking table within WordPress… using a shortcode and CSV (comma separated values).

A client of mine needed nice looking tables on their site – and they will need to be able to update it without going cross-eyed by sorting through the code. Here's what I came up with.

Can it get any easier to add a table to your site? (Actually… Yes. But hey, this is pretty easy once you get the supporting php in place.) If you want this on your site and need any help, feel free to ask.

Good luck!

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WordPress Table Shortcode Builder

If you’re like me, you’ve probably needed to create nice looking tables for your WordPress hosted site but haven’t found a good shortcode for it. Well, today’s your lucky day (and mine)!

That’s because I found this post by Kevin Chard. However, I encountered results that weren’t quite favorable:

Variables not parsed - table contents

As you can see, it wasn’t parsing the variables at all. So, I made a few minor adjustments to his code.
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