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.
When it comes to United States, 63% of Google’s visits are via a mobile device (2019). 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 June 21 2021
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jQuery Responsive Table Plugins
table-shrinker is a jQuery based responsive table solution which makes wide/large HTML tables fully responsive across all devices/platforms.
FooTable is a jQuery Plugin that makes HTML tables on smaller devices look awesome without breaking the functionality and design. This plugin hides certain columns of data at different resolutions and the Rows become expandable to show the d
Basic Table is an ultra-light jQuery plugin to create responsive, mobile-readable data tables using JS resize() method and CSS3 media queries.
A simple jQuery responsive table solution that automatically converts a table into a Bootstrap based accordion interface when the maximum screen width is reached.
RWD Reflow Table is a dynamic, flexible, responsive table jQuery plugin designed for cross-platform tabular data presentation.
Vanilla JS Responsive Plugins
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 minimalist pure CSS solution to create a mobile-friendly responsive table that uses CSS media queries to make table cells full width on small devices.
Yet another CSS only responsive table solution to converts the normal wide HTML table into grouped blocks on mobile.
- Best Table Pagination Plugins