Parse JSON files with JQUERY – render, list, sort, search, paginate?


I’m working on a project that needs to improve the user experience on a particular website. The website uses a particular CMS that uses php smarty template and caches some pages… even though the solution isn’t the best!

We pretend to hit the some 30.000 unique visitors/month just in the following 3 months and improve retention/sales.

For this, we will still use the current CMS but we will export all data to JSON files.
This JSON files will be stored on a CDN and will be used to render, on the client side, the content.

On the first approach we tried to use witch has/had some bugs… so I looked for another similar solution and found jPList – jQuery Data Grid Controls jPList – jQuery Data Grid Control.


  • Ascending and descending sorting
  • Sort numbers, text, date and time
  • SELECT and UL/LI sort controls


  • Auto pagination control
  • Google style pagination
  • Items per page control

Filter and Search

  • Any number of textbox filters
  • Any number of dropdown filters
  • Filter by jQuery path or by text content

Toggle Filters

  • Checkbox and radio button filters
  • Button filter controls
  • Range filter controls

Data sources

  • PHP + MySQL / SQLite
  • ASP.NET + Sql Server

HTML Layout

  • Works with DIVs, Tables, Lists, …
  • List, Grid and Thumbs view
  • Responsive controls and layout

JavaScript Templates

  • Handlebars
  • Mustache
  • Any other template engine


  • Supports local storage
  • Supports cookies
  • Has deep links support

CMS and Frameworks

  • WordPress Plugin
  • Groovy, Grails and MySQL
  • NodeJS, Express and MySQL

jQuery UI

  • jQuery UI range slider filter
  • jQuery UI date picker range filter


Browser Compatibility

  • Internet Explorer 8+
  • All modern browsers
  • Mobile Devices

Other Controls

  • Reset button Control
  • Back button Control
  • Counter Controls

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