jExcel | the javascript spreadsheet is a very light jquery plugin to add a excel compatible spreadsheet in your application or web based software. Create smarter apps including data tables, grid and spreasheets with this awesome jquery spreadsheet plugin. For live examples, please visit:
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jExcel | The javascript spreadsheet

jExcel is is a very light jquery plugin to embed a spreadsheet, compatible with Excel, in your browser. You can load data straight to a jExcel table from a JS array, json or even a CSV file. You can copy and paste from or to Excel straight to a jExcel table. You can easily integrate jExcel with other third party jquery plugin to create your own custom columns, custom editors, and much more. jExcel has a plenty of nice features such as key-value dropdown, CSV loading/exporting, multiple spreadsheets and much more. We have a large roadmap ahead and we are constantly improving, so don't forget to send us your ideas.

Main advantages

  • Make rich web applications
  • Improve your clients software experience
  • Better CRUDS and beautiful UI
  • Compatibility with excel, just copy and paste
  • Powerful customizations

Official Installation

Basic demo

It is very easy to use jExcel, first you should make you have include the jquery core and jexcel JS and CSS style.

<script src=""></script>

<script src=""></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css" />

You should initiate your table based on a div container, such as:

<div id="mytable"></div>

To initialize a jExcel table you should run a javascript, such as:

data = [
    ['Google', 1998, 807.80],
    ['Apple', 1976, 116.52],
    ['Yahoo', 1994, 38.66],

$('#mytable').jexcel({ data:data, colWidths: [ 300, 80, 100 ] });


Official website


jExcel | The javascript spreadsheet | jquery plugin


Limitations and roadmap

We are working hard to create a better plugin, but jExcel is under development. We would love to hear your ideas to make a better plugin. We are glad to say new features are coming every day, and we are currently working in features such as:

  • Merged cells
  • Multiple tabs
  • Drag columns
  • Big data (partial table loading)
  • Pagination
  • Online work collaboration

More suggestions are welcome. Please send your comments in our Github page.

Copyright and license

jExcel is released under the [MIT license]. Copyrights belong to Paul Hodel