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The 5 Really Obvious Ways To Build A Customers Table With Tailwind CSS Better That You Ever Did

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What is Tailwind CSS?

Tailwind CSS is a utility-first CSS framework that focuses on creating personalized user interfaces quickly. It can gives you all the building blocks you are able to create personalized designs without having to fight to override irritating opinionated styles. Also, Tailwind CSS is a highly configurable, low-level CSS framework.

The description of Customers Table ui component

A simple customers table w/ horizontal scroll built with tailwind. follow us on twitter for updates twitter.com/cruip_com

Why use Tailwind CSS to make a Customers Table ui component?

  • It can make the building process of Customers Table ui component faster and more easily.
  • Enables building complex responsive layouts and components freely.
  • Minimum lines of CSS code in Customers Table component file.

The preview of Customers Table ui component

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The source code of Customers Table ui component

<section class="antialiased bg-gray-100 text-gray-600 h-screen px-4">
    <div class="flex flex-col justify-center h-full">
        <!-- Table -->
        <div class="w-full max-w-2xl mx-auto bg-white shadow-lg rounded-sm border border-gray-200">
            <header class="px-5 py-4 border-b border-gray-100">
                <h2 class="font-semibold text-gray-800">Customers</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="p-3">
                <div class="overflow-x-auto">
                    <table class="table-auto w-full">
                        <thead class="text-xs font-semibold uppercase text-gray-400 bg-gray-50">
                            <tr>
                                <th class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="font-semibold text-left">Name</div>
                                </th>
                                <th class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="font-semibold text-left">Email</div>
                                </th>
                                <th class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="font-semibold text-left">Spent</div>
                                </th>
                                <th class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="font-semibold text-center">Country</div>
                                </th>
                            </tr>
                        </thead>
                        <tbody class="text-sm divide-y divide-gray-100">
                            <tr>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="flex items-center">
                                        <div class="w-10 h-10 flex-shrink-0 mr-2 sm:mr-3"><img class="rounded-full" src="https://raw.githubusercontent.com/cruip/vuejs-admin-dashboard-template/main/src/images/user-36-05.jpg" width="40" height="40" alt="Alex Shatov"></div>
                                        <div class="font-medium text-gray-800">Alex Shatov</div>
                                    </div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left">[email protected]</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left font-medium text-green-500">$2,890.66</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-lg text-center">๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ</div>
                                </td>
                            </tr>
                            <tr>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="flex items-center">
                                        <div class="w-10 h-10 flex-shrink-0 mr-2 sm:mr-3"><img class="rounded-full" src="https://raw.githubusercontent.com/cruip/vuejs-admin-dashboard-template/main/src/images/user-36-06.jpg" width="40" height="40" alt="Philip Harbach"></div>
                                        <div class="font-medium text-gray-800">Philip Harbach</div>
                                    </div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left">[email protected]</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left font-medium text-green-500">$2,767.04</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-lg text-center">๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช</div>
                                </td>
                            </tr>
                            <tr>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="flex items-center">
                                        <div class="w-10 h-10 flex-shrink-0 mr-2 sm:mr-3"><img class="rounded-full" src="https://raw.githubusercontent.com/cruip/vuejs-admin-dashboard-template/main/src/images/user-36-07.jpg" width="40" height="40" alt="Mirko Fisuk"></div>
                                        <div class="font-medium text-gray-800">Mirko Fisuk</div>
                                    </div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left">[email protected]</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left font-medium text-green-500">$2,996.00</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-lg text-center">๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท</div>
                                </td>
                            </tr>
                            <tr>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="flex items-center">
                                        <div class="w-10 h-10 flex-shrink-0 mr-2 sm:mr-3"><img class="rounded-full" src="https://raw.githubusercontent.com/cruip/vuejs-admin-dashboard-template/main/src/images/user-36-08.jpg" width="40" height="40" alt="Olga Semklo"></div>
                                        <div class="font-medium text-gray-800">Olga Semklo</div>
                                    </div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left">[email protected]</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left font-medium text-green-500">$1,220.66</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-lg text-center">๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น</div>
                                </td>
                            </tr>
                            <tr>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="flex items-center">
                                        <div class="w-10 h-10 flex-shrink-0 mr-2 sm:mr-3"><img class="rounded-full" src="https://raw.githubusercontent.com/cruip/vuejs-admin-dashboard-template/main/src/images/user-36-09.jpg" width="40" height="40" alt="Burak Long"></div>
                                        <div class="font-medium text-gray-800">Burak Long</div>
                                    </div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left">[email protected]</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-left font-medium text-green-500">$1,890.66</div>
                                </td>
                                <td class="p-2 whitespace-nowrap">
                                    <div class="text-lg text-center">๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง</div>
                                </td>
                            </tr>
                        </tbody>
                    </table>
                </div>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</section>

How to make a Customers Table with Tailwind CSS?

Install tailwind css of verion 2.2.4

Use the script html tag to import the script of Tailwind CSS of the version 2.2.4

<script src="https://cdn.tailwindcss.com"></script>

All the unility class needed to make a Customers Table component

  • bg-gray-100
  • text-gray-600
  • h-screen
  • px-4
  • flex
  • flex-col
  • h-full
  • w-full
  • max-w-2xl
  • mx-auto
  • bg-white
  • border-gray-200
  • px-5
  • py-4
  • border-b
  • border-gray-100
  • text-gray-800
  • p-3
  • overflow-x-auto
  • table-auto
  • text-xs
  • text-gray-400
  • bg-gray-50
  • p-2
  • text-left
  • text-center
  • text-sm
  • w-10
  • h-10
  • flex-shrink-0
  • mr-2
  • sm:mr-3
  • text-green-500
  • text-lg

34 steps to make a Customers Table component with Tailwind CSS

  1. Control the background color of an element to gray-100 using the bg-gray-100 utilities.

  2. Control the text color of an element to gray-600 using the text-gray-600 utilities.

  3. Use h-screen to make an element span the entire height of the viewport.

  4. Control the horizontal padding of an element to 1rem using the px-4 utilities.

  5. Use flex to create a block-level flex container.

  6. Use flex to create a block-level flex container.

  7. Use h-full to set an elementโ€™s height to 100% of its parent, as long as the parent has a defined height.

  8. Use w-full to set an element to a 100% based width.

  9. Set the maximum width/height of an element using the max-w-2xl utilities.

  10. Control the horizontal margin of an element to auto using the mx-auto utilities.

  11. Control the background color of an element to white using the bg-white utilities.

  12. Control the border color of an element to gray-200 using the border-gray-200 utilities.

  13. Control the horizontal padding of an element to 1.25rem using the px-5 utilities.

  14. Control the vertical padding of an element to 1rem using the py-4 utilities.

  15. Control the border color of an element to b using the border-b utilities.

  16. Control the border color of an element to gray-100 using the border-gray-100 utilities.

  17. Control the text color of an element to gray-800 using the text-gray-800 utilities.

  18. Control the padding on all sides of an element to 0.75rem using the p-3 utilities.

  19. Use overflow-x-auto to allow horizontal scrolling if needed.

  20. Use the table utilities to create elements that behave like their respective table elements.

  21. Control the text color of an element to xs using the text-xs utilities.

  22. Control the text color of an element to gray-400 using the text-gray-400 utilities.

  23. Control the background color of an element to gray-50 using the bg-gray-50 utilities.

  24. Control the padding on all sides of an element to 0.5rem using the p-2 utilities.

  25. Control the text color of an element to left using the text-left utilities.

  26. Control the text color of an element to center using the text-center utilities.

  27. Control the text color of an element to sm using the text-sm utilities.

  28. Use w-10 to set an element to a fixed width(2.5rem).

  29. Use h-10 to set an element to a fixed height(2.5rem).

  30. Use flex to create a block-level flex container.

  31. Control the margin on right side of an element to 0.5rem using the mr-2 utilities.

  32. Control the margin on right side of an element to 0.75rem at only small screen sizes using the sm:mr-3 utilities.

  33. Control the text color of an element to green-500 using the text-green-500 utilities.

  34. Control the text color of an element to lg using the text-lg utilities.

Conclusion

The above is a step-by-step tutorial on how to use Tailwind CSS to make a Customers Table components, learn and follow along to implement your own components.