10 Best JavaScript Plugins For Sticky Table Header

by jQueryScript,

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.

Here is a list of 10 best and open-source Vanilla JavaScript & jQuery Plugins to fix the position of the table header and make it always visible while scrolling.

Originally Published Oct 07 2020, updated Oct 13 2021

Table of contents:

Best jQuery Sticky Table Header Plugins

jQuery Plugin For Sticky Table Headers And Columns - RWD Freeze Table

RWD Freeze Table is a powerful yet easy-to-use jQuery plugin to make table columns and/or headers stay in place when scrolling.

jQuery Plugin For Sticky Table Headers And Columns - RWD Freeze Table

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin For Fixed Table Header, Footer and Columns - TableHeadFixer

A lightweight jQuery plugin used to fix table headers/footers and or specified table columns while scrolling table vertically or horizontally.

jQuery Plugin For Fixed Table Header, Footer and Columns - TableHeadFixer

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin To Fix Table header When Scrolling - floatThead

A jQuery sticky table header plugin that freezes your table thead element at top of the page/container when scrolling.

jQuery Plugin To Fix Table header When Scrolling - floatThead

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin For Sticky Table Cells - stickyTable.js

stickyTable.js is a lightweight jQuery plugin that makes the columns or rows of your long html table sticky when scrolling.

jQuery Plugin For Sticky Table Cells - stickyTable.js

[Demo] [Download]


Fix Headers And Columns In Html Table - jQuery stickyTable

A lightweight jQuery plugin to make headers and columns sticky in a scrollable HTML table.

Fix Headers And Columns In Html Table - jQuery stickyTable

[Demo] [Download]


Best Vanilla JS Sticky Table Header Libraries

Fix Table Header And Column In Pure JavaScript – fixed-table

A small and very easy-to-use JavaScript plugin that makes the header and first column of your HTML table sticky on horizontal and vertical scroll.

Fix Table Header And Column In Pure JavaScript – fixed-table

[Demo] [Download]


JavaScript Library For Fixed Table Rows And Columns – fixed_table.js

A pure JavaScript library that makes your large table scrollable with fixed rows and columns.

JavaScript Library For Fixed Table Rows And Columns – fixed_table.js

[Demo] [Download]


Freeze Table Rows And Columns With JavaScript – GridViewScroll.js

An easy-to-use JavaScript plugin which makes any number of table columns and rows to be fixed in place as you scroll.

Freeze Table Rows And Columns With JavaScript – GridViewScroll.js

[Demo] [Download]


Custom Fixed Table Header In JavaScript – stickyThead.js

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.

Custom Fixed Table Header In JavaScript – stickyThead.js

[Demo] [Download]


Lightweight JavaScript Library For Sticky Table Header – lrStickyHeader

An easy and lightweight JavaScript library that makes you table’s thead stick to the top of the webpage when scrolling down.

Lightweight JavaScript Library For Sticky Table Header – lrStickyHeader

[Demo] [Download]


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Seeking more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create sticky header in HTML tables? See jQuery Sticky Table Header and JavaScript Sticky Table Header sections for more details.

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