Having a sticky table header is essential to providing a great user experience for large HTML tables that contain large size of data.
With a sticky table header plugin, you can make the table header (typically
<thead> element) fixed on the top of the page (or its parent container) when scrolling down.
Originally Published Oct 07 2020, updated Oct 13 2021
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Best jQuery Sticky Table Header Plugins
RWD Freeze Table is a powerful yet easy-to-use jQuery plugin to make table columns and/or headers stay in place when scrolling.
A lightweight jQuery plugin used to fix table headers/footers and or specified table columns while scrolling table vertically or horizontally.
A jQuery sticky table header plugin that freezes your table thead element at top of the page/container when scrolling.
stickyTable.js is a lightweight jQuery plugin that makes the columns or rows of your long html table sticky when scrolling.
A lightweight jQuery plugin to make headers and columns sticky in a scrollable HTML table.
Best Vanilla JS Sticky Table Header Libraries
An easy yet configurable sticky table header library that sticks the thead of an HTML table to the top of the page with or without offset.