A study shows that the number of smartphone users worldwide today surpasses three billion and is forecast to further grow by several hundred million in the next few years.
In 2020, the number of unique mobile internet users stood at 4.28 billion, indicating that over 90 percent of the global internet population use a mobile device to go online. This is why Google predominantly uses the mobile version of the content for indexing and ranking.
When you're building a website or webapp using a responsive design layout. You might find it difficult to deal with large (wider) HTML tables on small screen devices. This is because, by using the default table styles, a wide HTML table might break through the viewport and disrupt the overall layout of your page.
Originally Published July 09 2020, updated Feb 29 2024
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jQuery Responsive Table Plugins
A lightweight, easy-to-use, mobile-first, progressive enhanced jQuery responsive table plugin for the latest Bootstrap 5 framework.
Basic Table is an ultra-light jQuery plugin to create responsive, mobile-readable data tables using JS resize() method and CSS3 media queries.
FooTable is a jQuery Plugin that makes HTML tables on smaller devices look awesome without breaking the functionality and design.
Just another jQuery plugin designed to create fully responsive HTML tables that adapt gracefully to mobile devices.
A minimal(~1kb minified), accessible, responsive table jQuery plugin designed to elevate the table-viewing experience on smaller screens like mobile and tablet devices.
Vanilla JS Responsive Table Plugins
A lightweight responsive table Web Component that smoothly transitions table rows and columns into a more readable stacked two-column layout on smaller viewports.
Pure CSS Responsive Table Solutions
Yet another pure CSS responsive table solution that transforms a normal html table into several separated tables in mobile view.
a lightweight and simple CSS extension that converts wide Bootstrap tables into one or two-column tables on smaller screen sizes. It supports a number of devices and platforms, including desktops, laptops, smartphones, and tablets. So you can be sure that your tables will be displayed on all platforms.
- Best Table Pagination Plugins