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Table Block

The Table block allows you to easily create a table in any post or page.

Add the Table Block

To add the Table block, click on the + Block Inserter icon and search for “table.” Click it to add the block to the post or page.


Using your keyboard, you can also type /table on a new line and press enter to quickly add a new Table block.

When you add the block, you’ll see a prompt to select the number of columns and rows you want in your table. Add these numbers, then click Create to add the table to your post or page.

How to add and edit a table block

For more information, visit our detailed instructions on adding blocks.

Block Toolbar

When you click on the block, a toolbar of options will appear:

The expanded Table Block toolbar has additional options for formatting text styles, adding links, and more.
The Table Block toolbar.

The Table block has the following options in its toolbar:

If you click into the table, you will see a different toolbar:

The expanded Table Block toolbar.

This expanded Table block toolbar has additional options for formatting text styles and adding links for the cell you have clicked on.

Block Settings

When you select a block, you will find additional block settings in the right sidebar. If you do not see the sidebar, you may need to click the Settings icon in the top-right corner to bring up the settings. This icon looks like a square with two uneven columns:

The settings icon in the Editor with a tooltip "Settings" below it.
Click the Settings icon to open the block settings

Table Settings

You have the option to tell the table to use fixed width table cells, which means rather than adapting the column widths to the content of the table, all columns will be equal width.

The header section and footer section will each add an additional row to your table. The header section is typically used to add titles to the top of each row. The footer can be used to add an additional row at the bottom.

Block Styles

In the block settings sidebar, click on the Styles icon to access the design settings for the block. The Styles icon is in the shape of a circle with half of the circle filled in:

An arrow points to the Styles icon that you can click to open up the block styles section.


There are two styles available for tables: Default and Stripes. The Default style has a plain background and borders around the cells. The Stripes style has alternating row background colors.

The final appearance of the table may vary depending on your theme.

More details for these standard block styles can be found in the following guides:

Edit Rows and Columns

Use the Edit Table toolbar option to add and remove rows and columns:

Edit rows and columns using the Edit Table toolbar option, with options to add or remove rows and columns.

Add an Inline Image

To add an inline image in your Table block, click on a cell in the table and then click the downward arrow and select Inline image. The Media Library window will open to allow you to select an image to add.

GIF showing how to add an inline image to a Table block cell.

To change the size of an inline image, click on the image, type or select a number for the image width, then use the curved arrow button to apply the changes:

Image showing the Width setting of the inline image in a Table block cell.

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