10 Best Table Filtering Plugin In JavaScript (2021 Update)

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When you're building a large HTML table in the document, it is important to provide a Filter functionality if you are to get a good user experience.

What Is Table Filter?

In general, a table filter generates in your existing HTML table a search field where the users can quickly find out the desired tabular data based on the keyword they typed.

It is critical to the user experience because it is difficult for visitors to find the data they need quickly and accurately in a huge table.

The Best Table Filter Plugin

In this post, you will find a list of 10 best jQuery and Vanilla JavaScript table filter plugins that enable efficient & client-side filtering & live search functionalities on HTML tables. I hope you like it.

Originally Published Sep 28 2020, updated Oct 04 2021

Table of contents:

Best jQuery Table Filter Plugins

Paginate, Filter, And Sort Dynamic Data In A Table - Table Sortable

The Table Sortable jQuery plugin helps you render a customizable dynamic data table from JSON or JavaScript objects, with paginate, live filter, and data sort capabilities.

Paginate, Filter, And Sort Dynamic Data In A Table - Table Sortable

[Demo] [Download]


Apply Filter To Each Column Of An HTML Table - Filter.js

A super tiny (less than 1kb) table filtering plugin to generate a search field for each column of your HTML table that enables the user to filter through your tabular data in a convenient way.

Apply Filter To Each Column Of An HTML Table - Filter.js

[Demo] [Download]


Excel-like Bootstrap Table Sorting And Filtering Plugin

excel-bootstrap-table-filter.js is a jQuery plugin that creates multiple filters in your Bootstrap table columns to narrow down or re-sort the tabular data just like in the MS Excel.

Excel-like Bootstrap Table Sorting And Filtering Plugin

[Demo] [Download]


Enable Sorting, Filtering And Pagination For Table - jQuery fancyTable

The fancyTable jQuery plugin adds blazing fast, client-side sorting, pagination, and live searching functionalities to your large data table.

Enable Sorting, Filtering And Pagination For Table - jQuery fancyTable

[Demo] [Download]


Filter Table Rows By Multiple Columns - search-table

A jQuery & Vanilla JavaScript table filter plugin that enables the visitor to filter specific table rows by multiple columns with a search field.

Filter Table Rows By Multiple Columns - search-table

[Demo] [Download]


Enhance HTML Table With Pagination Sorting Filtering - tableManager

simple yet powerful jQuery table management plugin that provides an easy way to sort/filter/paginate tabular data in an HTML table.

Enhance HTML Table With Pagination Sorting Filtering - tableManager

[Demo] [Download]


Best vanilla JS Table Filter Plugins

Create Pagination And Filter For HTML Table – Ligne PaginateJs

A vanilla JavaScript plugin to create pagination and filter controls for large HTML tables. Without any frameworks and dependencies.

Create Pagination And Filter For HTML Table – Ligne PaginateJs

[Demo] [Download]


Minimal Table Filtering In JavaScript – TableFilter.js

A tiny (1kb minified) table filtering JavaScript library to filter/search through table columns via search fields.

Minimal Table Filtering In JavaScript – TableFilter.js

[Demo] [Download]


Generate A Filterable Data Table From JSON – ModernTable

A modern table builder in JavaScript library which helps you render JSON data in a filterable data table.

Generate A Filterable Data Table From JSON – ModernTable

[Demo] [Download]


Dynamic Sortable Filterable Data Table In Pure JavaScript – simpleTable

A vanilla JavaScript library to dynamically renders a sortable, filterable, scrollable, editable data table from JavaScript/JSON data.

Dynamic Sortable Filterable Data Table In Pure JavaScript – simpleTable

[Demo] [Download]


More Resources:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create filterable HTML tables on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Table Filter and JavaScript Table Filter sections.

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