Convert Gutenberg table to Bootstrap table

Gutenberg editor compared to default editor it’s very cool. However, its possibilities aren’t unlimited at the moment. And when we’re dealing with tables, we want that they’ll be responsive. In this case, can help us Bootstrap. But how to use Bootstrap tables and Bootstrap adaptive solutions to Gutenberg editor?

Adding wrapper to Gutenberg’s Table block

Problem: Wrapping Gutenberg block.

Solution: Add next code to functions.php file:

<?php
add_filter( 'render_block', 'wrap_table_block', 10, 2 );

function wrap_table_block( $block_content, $block ) {
  if ( 'core/table' === $block['blockName'] ) {
    // Remove <figure> tags, that have 'wp-block-table' class, from content; if we have 2 or more classes this condition will doesn't work
    //preg_match("'<figure class=\"wp-block-table\">(.*?)</figure>'si", $block_content, $match);
    // Remove <figure> tags from content    
    preg_match('/<figure[^>]*>(.*?)<\/figure>/s', $block_content, $match );
        
    if ( $match ) {
        $block_content = $match[1];

        $table_pattern = '/<table/';
        // Add Class To <table> Tag
        $table_class = '<table class="table table-striped"';
        $block_content = preg_replace( $table_pattern, $table_class, $block_content );

        $thead_pattern = '/<thead/';
        // Add Class To <thead> Tag
        $thead_class = '<thead class="table-dark"';
        $block_content = preg_replace( $thead_pattern, $thead_class, $block_content );
    }
    // Add Wrap To <table> Tag
    $block_content = '<div class="table-responsive">' . $block_content . '</div>';
  }
  return $block_content;
}

Sources:

  1. https://www.gsarigiannidis.gr/adding-a-div-wrapper-to-gutenberg-s-classic-block
  2. https://wordpress.org/support/topic/wrapping-gutenberg-block/

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