Getting Started with KendoReact Grid

The KendoReact Data Grid (Table) displays data in a tabular format and provides a full spectrum of configuration options such as paging, sorting, filtering, data editing, grouping, PDF and Excel export.

The KendoReact Grid component is part of the KendoReact library of React UI components. It is distributed through NPM under the kendo-react-grid package.

Basic Usage

The following example demonstrates the Grid in action.

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Functionality and Features

If you want to see the Data Grid used in a complete app, check out our Sample Applications section.


  1. Download and install the package. Use Node.js v5.0.0 or later.

    npm install --save @progress/kendo-react-grid @progress/kendo-data-query @progress/kendo-react-data-tools @progress/kendo-react-inputs @progress/kendo-react-intl @progress/kendo-react-dropdowns @progress/kendo-react-dateinputs @progress/kendo-drawing @progress/kendo-react-animation @progress/kendo-licensing
  2. Once installed, import the package module.

    // ES2015 module syntax
    import { Grid } from '@progress/kendo-react-grid';
    // CommonJS format
    const { Grid } = require('@progress/kendo-react-grid');
  3. You are required to install one of the KendoReact themes to style your components. For more information on how to add the styles, refer to the article on getting started.

  4. Follow the instructions on the KendoReact My License page to activate your license. You can skip this step if your application already contains a KendoReact license file.


The Grid package requires the following peer dependencies that have to be installed by your application:

  • react 16.8.2*
  • react-dom
  • @progress/kendo-data-query
  • @progress/kendo-licensing
  • @progress/kendo-react-animation
  • @progress/kendo-react-data-tools
  • @progress/kendo-react-dateinputs
  • @progress/kendo-react-dropdowns
  • @progress/kendo-react-inputs
  • @progress/kendo-react-intl
  • @progress/kendo-drawing