DataTables are a modern jQuery plugin for adding interactive and advanced controls to HTML tables for our webpages. It is a simple-to-use plug-in with a huge range of options for the developer’s custom changes. The common features of the DataTable plugin are paging, multiple column ordering, sorting, and searching.
The pre-compiled files which are needed for code implementation are
Approach: The approach followed is passing dynamic data to the dataTable rather than passing information from any document. The steps taken are as follows.
- HTML table is used with table id as tableID.
- Datatable is initialized with the table id.
- In the script part, the JS array is passed by using the data option.
- Even the columns are dynamically created using the columns.title option.