There are two possible ways to instantiate a Kendo UI grid: From an empty div element. In this case all the Grid settings are provided in the initialization script statement. From an existing HTML table element. In this case some of the Grid settings can be inferred from the table structure and elements HTML attributes. The Kendo User Interface Grid is a powerful widget which allows you to visualize and edit data via its table representation. It provides a variety of option about how to present and perform operations over the underlying data, such as paging , sorting , filtering , grouping , and editing , etc.