TypeError: $(...).DataTable is not a function

The Solution to TypeError: $(...).DataTable is not a function is


CAUSE

There could be multiple reasons for this error.

  • jQuery DataTables library is missing.
  • jQuery library is loaded after jQuery DataTables.
  • Multiple versions of jQuery library is loaded.

SOLUTION

Include only one version of jQuery library version 1.7 or newer before jQuery DataTables.

For example:

<script src="js/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="js/jquery.dataTables.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

See jQuery DataTables: Common JavaScript console errors for more information on this and other common console errors.

~ Answered on 2015-07-05 10:21:47


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