Code Quality Rank: L2
Monthly Downloads: 0
Programming language: JavaScript
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
Latest version: v12.1.3

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Handsontable is a JavaScript component that combines data grid features with spreadsheet-like UX. It provides data binding, data validation, filtering, sorting, and CRUD operations.

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The most popular features of Handsontable:

  βœ“  Multiple column sorting   βœ“  Non-contiguous selection   βœ“  Filtering data   βœ“  Export to file   βœ“  Validating data   βœ“  Conditional formatting   βœ“  Merging cells   βœ“  Freezing rows/columns   βœ“  Moving rows/columns   βœ“  Resizing rows/columns   βœ“  Hiding rows/columns   βœ“  Context menu   βœ“  Comments


Get Started

Install with npm

Run the following command in your terminal

npm install handsontable

You can also use Yarn, NuGet or load the bundle directly from jsDelivr.

Create a placeholder

Create an HTML placeholder

<div id="example"></div>

Import Handsontable and its stylesheet

import Handsontable from "handsontable";
import 'handsontable/dist/handsontable.full.css';

Initialize the grid

Now turn your placeholder into a data grid with sample data.

const data = [
  ['', 'Tesla', 'Volvo', 'Toyota', 'Ford'],
  ['2019', 10, 11, 12, 13],
  ['2020', 20, 11, 14, 13],
  ['2021', 30, 15, 12, 13]

const container = document.getElementById('example');
const hot = new Handsontable(container, {
  data: data,
  rowHeaders: true,
  colHeaders: true


We provide support for developers working with commercial version via contact form or at [email protected].

If you use a non-commercial version then please ask your tagged question on StackOverflow.


Handsontable is a commercial software with two licenses available:

  • Free for non-commercial purposes such as teaching, academic research, and evaluation. Read it here.
  • Commercial license with support and maintenance included. See pricing plans.

License key

If you use Handsontable in a project that supports your commercial activity, then you must purchase the license key at handsontable.com.

If you use the free for non-commercial license of Handsontable, then pass the phrase 'non-commercial-and-evaluation', as described in this documentation.

Proudly created and maintained by the Handsontable Team.

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the HANDSONTABLE README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.