In this article I will explain with an example, how to use table2excel jQuery plugin in ASP.Net.
This article will explain how to convert (export) HTML Table to Excel file using the jQuery table2excel plugin in ASP.Net.
HTML Markup
The HTML Markup consists of an HTML Table and an ASP.Net Button.
Inside the jQuery document ready event handler, the Export Button has been assigned a jQuery Click event handler.
When the Export Button is clicked, the jQuery table2excel plugin is applied to the HTML Table and it is converted (exported) to Excel file.
The jQuery table2excel plugin accepts filename parameter which sets the name of the Excel file.
<table id="tblCustomers">
        <th>Customer Id</th>
        <td>John Hammond</td>
        <td>United States</td>
        <td>Mudassar Khan</td>
        <td>Suzanne Mathews</td>
        <td>Robert Schidner</td>
<br />
<asp:Button ID="btnExport" Text="Export" runat="server" />
<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="Scripts/table2excel.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function () {
        $("[id*=btnExport]").click(function () {
                filename: "Table.xls"
            return false;
The HTML Table
Export HTML Table to Excel using jQuery in ASP.Net
Excel file being downloaded when Export Button is clicked
Export HTML Table to Excel using jQuery in ASP.Net
The generated Excel file
Export HTML Table to Excel using jQuery in ASP.Net
Browser Compatibility

The above code has been tested in the following browsers.

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