I'm looking for a funcionality of creating HTML Table in metabox in post-editing page to put into post theme with a shortcode or something similar?

http://alexrabe.de/wordpress-plugins/wp-table/ is almost perferc, but I need this table creator while post editing...

it could act similar to custom fields:

title1 | value1
title2 | value2
title3 | value3



This plugin adds many useful (and some less useful) to TinyMCE, table editor among them: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tinymce-advanced/

It also gives you full control over what buttons are shown and where in the editor, so it might be good to install it in any case.

  • or plugin "Add Quicktag" for the html-editor; you can define custom strings for a button on the editor. – bueltge Nov 15 '10 at 23:53

My shortcode plugin supports simple tables. You write them straight into the post editor, not into a meta box. Depending on your needs this may be good enough.


I'm just looking for solution and I have 2 ways to realize that matter.

I need to build a table in post edition page somewhere in metabox.

Solutions: 1. metabox with different type of custom fields 2. metabox with wysiwyg editor to build 2-columns table

Table would look exactly like it was made with custom fields: label | value label | value etc..

I need to manage these table on post-editing site.

Would you have any suggestions please?


  • if i was the enduser i would like option 2 if my mother was the enduser i would like option 1 :) – edelwater Nov 14 '10 at 0:30
  • yes, but have you got any idea how to make both ? – mariusz Nov 14 '10 at 7:44

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