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Buttons for DataTables

This package contains distribution files for the Buttons extension for DataTables. Only the core software for this library is contained in this package - to be correctly styled, a styling package for Buttons must also be included. Styling options include DataTable's native styling, Bootstrap and Foundation.

The Buttons extension for DataTables provides a common set of options, API methods and styling to display buttons on a page that will interact with a DataTable. It also provides plug-ins for file export (HTML5 and Flash), print view and column visibility. Other libraries, such as Editor and Select also provide buttons specific to their use cases.



For inclusion of this library using a standard <script> tag, rather than using this package, it is recommended that you use the DataTables download builder which can create CDN or locally hosted packages for you, will all dependencies satisfied.


npm install

ES3 Syntax

var $ = require( 'jquery' );
require( '' )( window, $ );

ES6 Syntax

import ''


bower install --save


Full documentation and examples for Buttons can be found on the website.

Bug / Support

Support for DataTables is available through the DataTables forums and commercial support options are available.


If you are thinking of contributing code to DataTables, first of all, thank you! All fixes, patches and enhancements to DataTables are very warmly welcomed. This repository is a distribution repo, so patches and issues sent to this repo will not be accepted. Instead, please direct pull requests to the DataTables/Buttons. For issues / bugs, please direct your questions to the DataTables forums.


This software is released under the MIT license. You are free to use, modify and distribute this software, but all copyright information must remain.

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