Export from html table to csv using jQuery

By | July 21, 2015

Export from html table to csv using jQuery

One of the unavoidable module in web development is export module. The export module is used to generate various types of reports in almost any format like xlxs,csv,doc,xml,txt, etc.

In this tutorial we are going to see how we can export from html table to csv using jQuery.

For example, let’s say that we have a user listing in our application and we want to export the data’s to a csv document directly from the html table without running the mysql query again. We can acheive this by using jQuery.

The above function first attempt to find the table rows and then iterates through the table rows and find the data’s inside the td or th and appends the data to a string with the column delimeter (,) and row delimeter (newline).

After getting all the data’s. We have to set the header to data:application/csv;charset=utf-8

Now when clicking the export button

The csv file will be exported successfully.

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