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Add and format tables

Tables are a great option to provide a structured way of showing large amounts of information and they make organizing information in a clean and readable way very easy. Tables should only be used for tabular data, not for layout or positioning items like images next to text.

Components of a useful table contain the following:

  • Title
  • Label
  • Information/Data

Creating a table

  1. In the Text Area, click the table icon:
    Table Icon
  2. Decide how many rows and columns you want.
    add table
  3. It is also best practice to include a table header row or column or both.
  4. Delete the width and height (Drupal will fill the max-width based on the display device).
  5. Click OK.

Editing a table

Right-click an existing table to edit the table properties. Here you can edit cells and the number of rows and columns.

Edit Table


Example table:
Here is an example of content that is suitable for an HTML table.

Olympic Medals, country by the year
Year USA CHN RUS
2012 104 88 82
2008 110 100 72
2004 103 62 92