Grid Overview

The Kendo Native Data Grid (Table) for Vue provides 100+ ready-to-use features covering everything from paging, sorting, filtering, editing, and grouping to row and column virtualization, export to PDF and Excel and accessibility.

The Kendo Grid for Vue is built on Vue from the ground up, with zero dependencies, by a company with 10+ years of experience in making enterprise-ready Grids. This results in a Vue data grid that delivers lightning fast performance and is highly customizable.

It supports the implementation of data operations and can be bound to local or remote data. As a native Vue component, it takes full advantage of the Vue framework.

The Grid Component is part of Kendo UI for Vue, a professional grade UI library with 90+ components for building modern and feature-rich applications. To try it out sign up for a free 30-day trial.

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Native vs Wrapper Grid Component

The native and wrapper Grid components for Vue by Kendo UI differ in the following ways:

  • The native Grid is not jQuery-dependent.
  • The native Grid is not Kendo UI DataSource-dependent for wrapping its data items in Kendo UI observables objects. This guarantees better performance in terms of Vue vueivity.
  • The native Grid supports native templates and can render the following template types:
    • Slots
    • Render Functions
    • Vue Components


To initialize the Grid, either:

Using CDN

To use the Kendo UI for Vue Native Grid with CDN, follow the below steps:

  1. Reference the animation, popup, intl and grid packages. If you need data manipulation you can add the data-query package reference it in the code by using KendoDataQuery object - for example KendoDataQuery.orderBy().
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  1. Reference one of the Kendo UI themes to style your components.
    // Load the Kendo Default Theme
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="">

    // Load the Kendo Bootstrap Theme
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="">
    <link href="">

    // To load the Kendo Material Theme
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="">
  1. Follow the instructions in this article to activate your product license. You can skip this step if your application already contains a license key.

Initializing with Webpack

  1. Add a Kendo UI theme.

    npm install --save @progress/kendo-theme-default @progress/kendo-licensing
  2. Install the Grid Native package for Vue.

    npm install --save @progress/kendo-vue-grid @progress/kendo-data-query @progress/kendo-vue-animation @progress/kendo-vue-data-tools @progress/kendo-vue-intl @progress/kendo-vue-popup
  3. Import the Kendo UI packages to the App component. If you use the Kendo UI components more than once in your application, add all Kendo UI - related files to the main.js file. If you use the Kendo UI components once in your application, add the Kendo UI - related files the component where they will be referred.

    import '@progress/kendo-theme-default/dist/all.css'
    import { Grid } from '@progress/kendo-vue-grid'
    Vue.component('Grid', Grid);
    new Vue({
        el: '#app' //id of the container
  4. Follow the instructions on the Kendo UI for Vue My License page to activate your license. You can skip this step if your application already contains a Kendo UI license file.

Functionality and Features


The Grids package requires you to install the following peer dependencies in your application:

  • vue 2.6.11 or 3.0.0
  • @progress/kendo-vue-intl
  • @progress/kendo-data-query
  • @progress/kendo-vue-animation
  • @progress/kendo-vue-popup
  • @progress/kendo-licensing