JavaScript Table Pagination with Search

JavaScript Table Pagination with Search
Code Snippet:Search & Pagination in Pure JavaScript
Author: Delano
Published: January 11, 2024
Last Updated: January 22, 2024
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License: MIT
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This JavaScript code snippet helps you to create table pagination with a search box. Basically, it arranges data in a table look-like unordered list. It appends a search box and pagination with that list to filter and navigate table data.

How to Create Table Pagination with Search

1. First of all, create the HTML structure as follows:

 <div class="page">
      <div class="page-header cf">
        <h2>Students</h2>
      </div>
      <ul class="student-list">
        <li class="student-item cf">
            <div class="student-details">
                <img class="avatar" src="https://randomuser.me/api/portraits/thumb/women/67.jpg">
                <h3>iboya vat</h3>
                <span class="email">iboya.vat@example.com</span>
            </div>
            <div class="joined-details">
                   <span class="date">Joined 07/15/15</span>
           </div>
        </li>
       .
       .
       .
        <li class="student-item cf">
            <div class="student-details">
                <img class="avatar" src="https://randomuser.me/api/portraits/thumb/men/89.jpg">
                <h3>henri kruse</h3>
                <span class="email">henri.kruse@example.com</span>
            </div>
            <div class="joined-details">
                   <span class="date">Joined 05/14/13</span>
           </div>
        </li>
      </ul>
    </div>

2. After that, style the basic page layout and table element using the following CSS code.

.page{
  margin: 50px auto;
  width: 70%;
  background-color: #fff;
  border-radius: 5px;
  padding: 50px;
}

.page-header{
  margin-bottom: 20px;
}
  .page-header h2{
    float: left;
    font-size: 22px;
    text-transform: uppercase;
    font-weight: bold;
    color: #555;
  }

  .page-header .student-search{
    float: right;
  }

    .page-header .student-search input{
      border-radius: 5px;
      border: 1px solid #eaeaea;
      padding: 8px 15px;
      font-size: 14px;
    }

    .page-header .student-search button{
      border-radius: 5px;
      border: 1px solid #eaeaea;
      padding: 8px 15px;
      font-size: 14px;
      background-color: #4ba6c3;
      color: #fff
    }

.student-list{}

  .student-item{
    margin: 0 0 20px 0;
    padding: 0 0 20px 0;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #eaeaea;
  }

    .student-details{
      width: 50%;
      float: left;
    }

      .student-details .avatar{
        width: 40px;
        height: auto;
        border-radius: 20px;
        float: left;
        margin-right: 14px
      }

      .student-details h3{
        margin: 4px 0 2px 0;
        font-weight: bold;
        color: #4ba6c3;
      }

      .student-details .email{
        color: #888;
        font-size: 14px;
      }


    .joined-details{
      width: 50%;
      float: left;
      text-align: right;
    }

      .joined-details .date{
        margin-top: 15px;
        display: block;
        font-size: 14px;
        color: #999;
      }

  .student-item:last-child{
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    border-bottom: none;
  }

.pagination{
  margin: 40px 0 0 0;
  text-align: center;
}
 
  .pagination li{
    display: inline;
  }

    .pagination li a{
      border: 1px solid #eaeaea;
      border-radius: 5px;
      padding: 3px 8px;
      text-decoration: none;
      color: #4ba6c3;
    }

    .pagination li a.active,
    .pagination li a:hover{
      background-color: #4ba6c3;
      color: #fff;
    }
/* https://meyerweb.com/eric/tools/css/reset/ 
   v2.0 | 20110126
   License: none (public domain)
*/

html, body, div, span, applet, object, iframe,
h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, p, blockquote, pre,
a, abbr, acronym, address, big, cite, code,
del, dfn, em, img, ins, kbd, q, s, samp,
small, strike, strong, sub, sup, tt, var,
b, u, i, center,
dl, dt, dd, ol, ul, li,
fieldset, form, label, legend,
table, caption, tbody, tfoot, thead, tr, th, td,
article, aside, canvas, details, embed, 
figure, figcaption, footer, header, hgroup, 
menu, nav, output, ruby, section, summary,
time, mark, audio, video {
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  border: 0;
  font-size: 100%;
  font: inherit;
  vertical-align: baseline;
}
/* HTML5 display-role reset for older browsers */
article, aside, details, figcaption, figure, 
footer, header, hgroup, menu, nav, section {
  display: block;
}
body {
  line-height: 1;
}
ol, ul {
  list-style: none;
}
blockquote, q {
  quotes: none;
}
blockquote:before, blockquote:after,
q:before, q:after {
  content: '';
  content: none;
}
table {
  border-collapse: collapse;
  border-spacing: 0;
}

.cf:after { 
   content: "."; 
   visibility: hidden; 
   display: block; 
   height: 0; 
   clear: both;
}

.navlink {
  float: left;
}

3. Finally, add the following JavaScript code to your project to functionalize the table search and pagination.

//get all the main elements on the page
var page = document.querySelector(".page");
var pageHeader = document.querySelector(".page-header");
var studentList = document.querySelector(".student-list");
var eachStudent = document.querySelectorAll(".student-item");
var studentDetails = document.querySelector(".student-details");
var inputString = document.getElementById('inputSearch');

//Set the pages variable
var currentPage = 1;
var numPages = 0;
var studentsPerPage = 10;
var index;

//Recreate Search Element in Js
var searchBar = function createBar (searchString) {
	//Creating the three elements that make up the search bar
	var studentSearch = document.createElement("div");
	var input = document.createElement("input");
	var searchButton = document.createElement("button");
	var txtNode = document.createTextNode("Search");
	//Define the type of the entry
	input.type="text";
	//Set the attributes fro the different elements to make it easier to select them
	studentSearch.setAttribute("class", "student-search");
	input.setAttribute("id", "inputSearch");
	searchButton.setAttribute("id", "search-button");
	//Append all these elements to the page
	searchButton.appendChild(txtNode);
	studentSearch.appendChild(input);
	studentSearch.appendChild(searchButton);
	//Setting the placeholder for the searchButton
	input.placeholder = "Type name here..";

	//Return the main element which contains all the elements
	return studentSearch;
}

//Create static container for pagination in Js
var paginationFilter = function pageFilter (nbOfEntries) {
	//Create the static elements for the pagination 
	var pagination = document.createElement('div');
	var ulList = document.createElement('ul');
	//Giving them attributes to select them easily	
	pagination.setAttribute("class", "pagination");
	ulList.setAttribute("id", "pagelist");
	//Append the ulList to the main pagination div
	pagination.appendChild(ulList);
	//Return the main div that contains all the elements
	return pagination;	
};

//Finding the number of students
var numberOfStudents = function () {
	var numberOfStudents = eachStudent.length;
	//Return the number of students
	return (numberOfStudents);
}

//Finding the number of pages
var numberOfPages = function () {
	//Divise the number of students by the number of students per pag
	var numberOfPages = parseInt(numberOfStudents() / studentsPerPage);
	//If there is a remaining to the above division then create an extra page
	if ( numberOfStudents() % studentsPerPage > 0 ){
		numPages += 1;
	}
	//Return the number of students
	return numberOfPages;
};

//Start by hiding all the students on the list
var hideAll = function () {
	for (var i = 0; i < numberOfStudents(); i++) {
		eachStudent[i].style.display = "none";
	}
};

//Then display only 10 intems per page
function showStudents (number) {
	for (var i = 0; i < studentsPerPage; i++) {
		index = number * studentsPerPage - studentsPerPage + i;
		eachStudent[index].style.display = "block";
    }
};

//Create the pagination links dynamically
function createPages () {

	for (var i = 0; i <= numberOfPages(); i++) {
		//Create the dynamic elements in the pagination
		var liList = document.createElement('li');
		var pageLink = document.createElement('a');
		//Set attributes to the pagination links & the li list 
		pageLink.setAttribute("href", "#");
		pageLink.setAttribute("class", "link");
		liList.setAttribute("class", "pageLi");
		//Append the different elements to the static ulList
		var pagelist = document.getElementById("pagelist");
		pagelist.appendChild(liList);
		liList.appendChild(pageLink);
		//Create and appending the page numbers for the pagination
		var pageNumbers = document.createTextNode(i + 1);
		pageLink.appendChild(pageNumbers);

		pageLink.addEventListener("click", function(){
	   		var pageNumClicked = (this.innerHTML || this.innerText);
	   		changePage(pageNumClicked);
		}, false);
	}
	return i;
};

//Create the seach feature
var searchFunction = function searchFeature(searchString) {
	var eachStudentI;
	console.log("Is my search feature working?");
	//Get the value entered in the search box
	var inputString = document.getElementById('inputSearch');
	//Onkeyup we want to filter the content by the string entered in the search box dynamically
	inputString.onkeyup = function() {
			//toUpperCase to make it case insensitive
			var filter = inputString.value.toUpperCase();
		//loop through all the li's 
		for (var i = 0; i < eachStudent.length; i++) {
			//Select the student name and retrieve the .innerText value
			var studentName = document.getElementsByTagName("h3");
			var studentInfo = studentName[i].innerText;
			
			//Display all the results where indexOf() does not return -1
			if (studentInfo.toUpperCase().indexOf(filter) != -1)  {
				eachStudent[i].style.display = 'list-item';
				//numberOfStudents = eachStudent[i]
				console.log(eachStudent);
				} else {
				eachStudent[i].style.display = 'none';
			}
		}
	}
}

//Global function to add all the elements onLoad of the page
function addElements() {

	pageHeader.appendChild(searchBar());
	page.appendChild(paginationFilter());

	var searchButton = document.getElementById("search-button");
	searchButton.addEventListener("click", searchFunction);
	//fadeIn();
	//noResults();
	hideAll()
	createPages();
	showStudents(1);
	searchFunction();
}
window.onload = addElements();

That’s all! hopefully, you have successfully integrated this JavaScript table search plugin. If you have any questions or facing any issues, feel free to comment below.

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