Html Builder Column

Builder Column represents the column to be rendered by your dataTables. You can use addColumn api to add a single column and columns api to add multiple columns.

Column Attributes

A DataTable Column accepts the following attributes:

$column = [
    'name' => 'id',
    'data' => 'id',
    'title' => 'Id',
    'searchable' => true,
    'orderable' => true,
    'render' => 'function(){}',
    'footer' => 'Id',
    'exportable' => true,
    'printable' => true,
];

You also need to look at datatables.net official columns documentation for further reference.

Name (Optional)

Name attribute represents the column name from your data source. Datatables will use this attribute when performing search and ordering functions.

{tip} If not set, name attribute will automatically be set to same value as data attribute.

Data

Data attribute will be used when rendering the response to your table. This is the key from the json response data array.

Title (Optional)

Title attribute is used as your table column heading <th>{{$title}}</th>.

{tip} If not set, data attribute value will be use as title with title case format.

Searchable (Optional)

Searchable attribute will toggle the searching ability for the defined column. Default value is true.

Orderable (Optional)

Orderable attribute will toggle the ordering ability for the defined column. Default value is true.

Render (Optional)

Render attribute is a js script string that you can use to modify the way the column is being rendered via javascript.

Footer (Optional)

Footer attribute will be as your tables column's footer content <tfoot></tfoot>.

{tip} To display the footer using html builder, pass true as 2nd argument on $builder->table([], true) api.

Exportable (Optional)

Exportable attribute will flag the column to be included when exporting the table. Default value is true.

Exportable attribute should be used with the Buttons Plugin

Printable (Optional)

Printable attribute will flag the column to be included when printing the table. Default value is true.

Exportable attribute should be used with the Buttons Plugin