Well who doesn’t want effective and impressive results with lesser work. jQuery has strengthened the hands of developers in most of the aspects of web designing, and Tables are one of the important aspect.
jQuery let you to create stylus and flexible tables with its magnificent Plugins. In this post you will get a peek a boo of 20 jQuery Table Plugins that are among the best of the lot. These plugins help you to create superb tables which are easy to code for you and easy to understand for your readers. Thus both the sides are equally happy. Lets have a look on these jQuery Table Plugins.
jExpand is ultra lightweight jQuery plugin that will make your tables expandable. Typical for line of business applications, this feature can help you organize tables better. This way, tables can hold more information such as images, lists, diagrams and other elements.
The treeTable plugin allows you to display a tree in a table, i.e. a directory structure or a nested list. Each branch in this tree can be collapsed and expanded, just like in a file explorer in most modern operating systems.
This TableDnD plugin allows the user to reorder rows within a table, for example if they represent an ordered list. Individual rows can be marked as non-draggable and/or non-droppable. Rows can have as many cells as necessary and the cells can contain form elements.
Assign alternating class names to selected elements to allow CSS assignment of colors or other styles of your choice. Excellent plugin for alternating row colors in tables! As a bonus, it will assign a “hover” class to elements if you set hover:true
jQuery plugin that creates either a resizable table or a scrollable table with a fixed position header, (the header will stay put while you scroll down the table content). It allows the user to define the table dimensions as a fixed pixel amount, auto, or 100%.
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Animated table sort
This plugin allows you to animatedly sort a table based on a column’s td’s, or on the content/value of a child/descendant element within those td’s. The various td’s fly to their new homes, giving a nice effect. It also supports sorting on REGEXP matches.
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tablesorter is a jQuery plugin for turning a standard HTML table with THEAD and TBODY tags into a sortable table without page refreshes. tablesorter can successfully parse and sort many types of data including linked data in a cell.
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