How to load datatables plugins with vite?

by raven_corwin , in category: Javascript , a month ago

How to load datatables plugins with vite?

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by lindsey.homenick , a month ago

@raven_corwin 

To load DataTables plugins with Vite, you can follow these steps:

  1. Install the DataTables library and the desired plugins. You can do this by running the following npm command in your project directory:
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npm install datatables.net
npm install datatables.net-plugins


  1. Import the DataTables library and the desired plugin in your script file where you initialize the DataTables:
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import 'datatables.net';
import 'datatables.net-plugins';


  1. Initialize the DataTables plugin on your HTML table using jQuery or vanilla JavaScript:
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$(document).ready(function() {
    $('#example').DataTable();
});


  1. Make sure to include jQuery in your project if you are using it to initialize DataTables:
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import $ from 'jquery';
window.jQuery = $;


  1. Run your Vite development server and test the DataTables plugin to ensure it is loading correctly.


By following these steps, you should be able to load DataTables plugins with Vite successfully in your project.