How to color format individual cells in a table?

+4 votes

I'm creating a table of yDNA data and would like to color red, those columns for Faster Changing STR Marker as described at

What is the syntax?  I tried:

 || color=red | valueHere ||

But it had no effect.

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in WikiTree Tech by William Foster G2G6 Pilot (124k points)
Sienna might also work :)

3 Answers

+2 votes
Best answer

MediaWiki supports

... || bgcolor=red | cell-text || ...

Pale colours preferred.

To change the text color, use WikiTree's own template, created by Rob Ton I think


Red Green and Blue are available.


by Living Horace G2G6 Pilot (649k points)
selected by William Foster
+2 votes
I found one solution, also adding bold, surround the cell text with a font directive:

'''<font color="DarkRed">385b</font>'''
by William Foster G2G6 Pilot (124k points)
+2 votes
There is no Wikitree "recommended" way to color a box, column or row in a Wikitree table.
by Anne B G2G Astronaut (1.3m points)

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