Getting Started With the DataTables Layout

In this article, we’ll show you how to get set up with the DataTables Layout.

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Installing the DataTables Layout

You can install the DataTables Layout from inside WordPress. First, hover over "GravityKit" and click "Products & Licenses".

The Products & Licenses link underneath the GravityKit menu item

Now scroll down to "DataTables" (under "Views") and click "Install Now".

The Install Now button for DataTables

You can now start creating Views using the DataTables Layout!

Creating a View Using the DataTables Layout

Hover over  Views and click New View. Next, give your View a name and select a data source. Now, under “Choose a View Type”, select “DataTables Table”. 

Choosing a View Type when creating a new View in GravityView

You can now begin adding fields to your View using the drag-and-drop View editor.

The DataTables settings panel in GravityViewAfter configuring your View, scroll down to the View Settings and click on the DataTables tab. There you'll find a range of options for customizing your table on the front end, including the ability to enable Auto-Update and add buttons for exporting data.

That's it!

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