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$.fn.dataTable.versionCheck()

Since: DataTables 1.10

Version number compatibility check function.

Description

This method provides the ability for plug-in developers to check a required version number against the running version of DataTables. For example, a plug-in such as Buttons might require DataTables 1.10.7 or newer. This method provides the ability to check that.

Please note that this is a static function and is accessed through the $.fn.dataTable object, not an API instance. It can be accessed at any time, even before any DataTables have been created on the page.

Type

function versionCheck( version )

Description:

Check the compatibility of the running version of DataTables against a version string

Returns:

true if this version of DataTables is greater or equal to the required version, or false if this version of DataTales is not suitable

Example

Check the compatiblity of DataTables:

if ( ! $.fn.dataTable.versionCheck( '1.9.2' ) ) {
	alert( 'A newer version of DataTables is required' );
}