Showing alternating rows can be done in various ways, you can do it via jQuery or even with CSS. Another way is to add an alternating class to the item via the Item Display Control. I’ll explain the last method in this post.
What do you need to create an alternating row class functionality? The only thing you really need is the current item index number.
Luckily this index number can be retrieved from the current context:
Note: the +1 isn’t necessary, but I’ll use it in a later step to check the last item.
When you retrieved the index number, the next step is to check if it’s an even or odd number. This can be done by checking if the number is divisible by 2 (even numbers), if the condition is met, you can set the class name to a variable.
This variable can be used to be added to the class property of your HTML element like this:
Now that you added the alternating class to the item row, you’ll need to do the styling in your CSS file.
Another useful property is the RowCount, so you can check if the last item is processed:
Here is an example how to use it: