Powerful Filters is a multifunctional addon for wpDataTables which extensively extends the default filtering functionalities that wpDataTables supplies for Tables in WordPress. The addon will add a number of new options to wpDataTables:
- Cascade Filtering – from left to proper (dependent) – with this feature customers will be capable of select filter values within the order from left to proper, choices record in every subsequent filter shall be narrowed down by earlier one; every subsequent filter will turn out to be enabled solely when a variety within the earlier one is made.
- Cascade Filtering – free (unbiased) – this function permits to make use of Cascading Filters in WordPress Tables with out the restriction to all the time outline the filter values from left to proper. Users can choose in any filter, and it’ll slender down the filters for all different columns. It is carried out in an analogous method in in style spreadsheet instruments (Excel, Google Spreadsheet, and so forth.)
- Hide Table earlier than filtering – through the use of this feature you possibly can present solely the filters in frontend, and maintain the desk hidden till a variety is made within the filter. It is extraordinarily useful when filters and tables are used to look via giant catalogs, and seeing the entire dataset isn’t related to the customers. Please notice that filters have to be rendered in a type outdoors of the desk in order that perform might be used.
- Search Button – by default the looking and filtering is working “stay” in wpDataTables – i.e. each time you modify any of the filters the desk updates with the brand new filtering standards. By utilizing the Search Button perform you possibly can change this behaviour, and make the desk apply the filters solely when the Search button is clicked. This choice requires filters to be rendered in a type outdoors of the desk as properly.
- Disable Search button till all filters are chosen – in case you allow this feature, the search button will keep disabled till some choices in all out there filters are chosen. This perform works solely together with the “Search button”.
Powerful Filters requires full model of wpDataTables 2.1 to have the ability to run!