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Show/hide/move the search box, reset link, pagination & other elements above & below the product table

WooCommerce Product Table comes with various elements that can be displayed above or below the table. These make it easier for customers to search, sort and filter the table. These elements are:

  • Search box – the keyword search box at the top right of the table.
  • Reset button – the ‘Reset’ link next to the search box which removes the current search/filters.
  • Page length – the “Show <x> products” dropdown above the table.
  • Product totals – the total number of products text displayed below the table (e.g. “Showing 1 to 10 of 50 products”).
  • Pagination – the paging options that appear below the table when a product table goes onto multiple pages.
  • Footer – an optional row at the bottom of the table where you can repeat the column headings
  • Scroll offset – if you have a sticky header, you can also change where the table reloads so that the top isn’t hidden behind the sticky header
  • Add selected to cart – if you’re using the ‘checkbox’ add to cart option, you can choose whether the ‘Add Selected to Cart’ button appears above or below the table, or both. Please see our article on add to cart options.

WooCommerce table elements above and below

The search_box option controls whether to display the search box, and where to display it. Defaults to top. Choose from one of the following:

  • top – show above the table (top-right)
  • bottom – show below the table (bottom-right)
  • false – hide the search box

Example: [product_table search_box="false"]

Reset button

The reset_button option controls whether to display the ‘Reset’ button above the table. Defaults to true. Set to false to hide the reset button.

Example: [product_table reset_button="false"]

Page length

The page_length option controls whether to display the “Show <x> products” drop-down menu, and where to display it. Defaults to top. Choose from one of the following:

  • top – show above the table (top-left)
  • bottom – show below the table (bottom-left)
  • false – hide the page length drop-down

Example: [product_table page_length="bottom"]

Product totals

The totals option controls whether to display the product totals (e.g. “Showing 1 to 10 of 50 products”), and where to display it. Defaults to bottom. Choose from one of the following:

  • top – show above the table (top-left)
  • bottom – show below the table (bottom-left)
  • false – hide the product totals

Example: [product_table totals="top"]

Pagination buttons

The pagination option controls whether to display the pagination buttons and where to display them. Defaults to bottom. Choose from one of the following:

  • top – show above the table (top-right)
  • bottom – show below the table (bottom-right)
  • false – hide the pagination buttons

Example: [product_table pagination="false"]

Pagination type

The paging_type option controls the style of pagination used for your product table. Choose between 5 pagination styles:

  • numbers – page numbers only
  • simple – ‘Previous’ and ‘Next’ only
  • simple_numbers – ‘Previous’ and ‘Next’ buttons, plus page numbers (the default)
  • full – ‘First’, ‘Previous’, ‘Next’ and ‘Last’ buttons
  • full_numbers – ‘First’, ‘Previous’, ‘Next’ and ‘Last’ buttons, plus page numbers

Example: [product_table paging_type="full_numbers"]

The show_footer option lets you show the column headings at the bottom of the table as well as the top. The default is false (i.e. hide the footer headings), but you can set this to true to show them.

Example: [product_table show_footer="true"]

Scroll offset

When paging between multiple pages of results in your table, Woocommerce Product Table will automatically “jump” back to the top each time. This is particularly useful if you are displaying a large number of products on each page. The plugin attempts to scroll to the correct position on the page but sometimes it doesn’t quite calculate this correctly. This is because each website and WordPress theme is different and some can have features which interfere with the scroll position – e.g. sticky navigation menus.

The scroll_offset option lets you override the scroll amount or disable this behaviour altogether. The default scroll amount is 15. If you find that the top of your table is “chopped off” when moving between pages, try increasing this to a larger number (e.g. scroll_offset="50"). If you’d like to disable automatic scrolling, set this option to false.

Example: [product_table scroll_offset="35"]

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