This article assumes that you are familiar with the necessary steps to use browser-based libraries from NPM. Some of the tools that address this issue are Browserify, Webpack, and SystemJS. For more information on possible setups, refer to the sample repository on GitHub.
The Kendo UI NPM package is available only for commercial license holders. For more information, refer to the list of Kendo UI components and their bundle support.
The Kendo UI NPM package is available as
@progress/kendo-ui in the NPM registry. To install the package, run
npm install --save @progress/kendo-ui.
- The Progress NPM registry was retired in favor of npmjs.com. To start using the default registry, remove the two lines which contain
- The scripts in the NPM package are not usable in the browser. To work around this issue, use a bundler such as WebPack.
- After May 2017, the
kendolegacy package that is available as a GitHub repository and is accessible through
git+https://bower.telerik.com/npm-kendo-ui/npm-kendo.gitwill no longer be updated but will remain active.
As of November 2019, Kendo UI supports two separate channels for its official and internal NPM packages.
The official releases and service packs for Kendo UI and Kendo UI Core are distributed in the latest channel.
To install the latest official build, run
npm install --save @progress/kendo-ui@latest.
The internal builds are released in the dev channel.
To install the latest internal build, run
npm install --save @progress/kendo-ui@dev.
To install an earlier version, run
npm install --save @firstname.lastname@example.org.
This section provides solutions for common issues you might encounter while installing the Kendo UI NPM packages.
Description During the installation process, you might see the
Cause Most probably, you use an earlier NPM version.
Solution Update to an NPM ^3.0.0 version.
- Create your own custom bundles
- Learn about the widget DOM element structure
- Initialize widgets as jQuery plugins
- Initialize widgets with MVVM
- Check out the jQuery version support
- Check out the web browser support
- Check out the operation system support
- Check out the PDF and Excel export support
- Explore the widget script dependencies
- Create your own custom widgets