In this article I will explain with an example, how to use table2excel jQuery plugin in ASP.Net MVC Razor.
This article will explain how to convert (export) HTML Table to Excel file using the jQuery table2excel plugin in ASP.Net MVC Razor.
The Controller consists of following Action method.
Action method for handling GET operation
Inside this Action method, simply the View is returned.
public class HomeController : Controller
    // GET: Home
    public ActionResult Index()
        return View();
The View consists of an HTML Table and a 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.
    Layout = null;
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width" />
    <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 />
    <input type="button" id="btnExport" value="Export" />
    <script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="~/Scripts/table2excel.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(function () {
            $("#btnExport").click(function () {
                    filename: "Table.xls"
The HTML Table
Using table2excel jQuery plugin in ASP.Net MVC
Excel file being downloaded when Export Button is clicked
Using table2excel jQuery plugin in ASP.Net MVC
The generated Excel file
Using table2excel jQuery plugin in ASP.Net MVC
Browser Compatibility

The above code has been tested in the following browsers.

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