WooCommerce: Additional Products Table Column @ Admin

The default WooCommerce Dashboard Products page (/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=product page) shows the list of products in a table. Default fields are: Image, SKU, Stock, Price, Categories, Tags, Featured and Date.

Sometimes, these columns are not enough and you need more. For example, you might want to quickly take a look at a product custom field, such as “visibility” (whether the product is hidden or not).

So, here’s the snippet for that. Of course, you can adapt it to show your own custom field, an ACF field or whatever product-related information you require.

Here’s a new WooCommerce Products Table column – in this case it’s the products’s “visibility” status

PHP Snippet: Add Column to Products Table @ WooCommerce Dashboard

/**
 * @snippet       New Products Table Column @ WooCommerce Admin
 * @how-to        Get CustomizeWoo.com FREE
 * @author        Rodolfo Melogli
 * @compatible    WooCommerce 3.7
 * @donate $9     https://businessbloomer.com/bloomer-armada/
 */

add_filter( 'manage_edit-product_columns', 'bbloomer_admin_products_visibility_column' );

function bbloomer_admin_products_visibility_column( $columns ){
	$columns['visibility'] = 'Visibility';
	return $columns;
}

add_action( 'manage_product_posts_custom_column', 'bbloomer_admin_products_visibility_column_content', 10, 2 );

function bbloomer_admin_products_visibility_column_content( $column, $product_id ){
    if ( $column == 'visibility' ) {
        $product = wc_get_product( $product_id );
		echo $product->get_catalog_visibility();
    }
}

Where to add this snippet?

You can place PHP snippets at the bottom of your child theme functions.php file (before "?>" if you have it). CSS, on the other hand, goes in your child theme style.css file. Make sure you know what you are doing when editing such files - if you need more guidance, please take a look at my free video tutorial "Where to Place WooCommerce Customization?"

Does this snippet (still) work?

Please let me know in the comments if everything worked as expected. I would be happy to revise the snippet if you report otherwise (please provide screenshots). I have tested this code with Storefront theme, the WooCommerce version listed above and a WordPress-friendly hosting on PHP 7+.

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Rodolfo Melogli

Author, WooCommerce expert and WordCamp speaker, Rodolfo has worked as a WooCommerce freelancer since 2011. His goal is to help entrepreneurs and developers overcome their WooCommerce nightmares. Rodolfo loves travelling, chasing tennis & soccer balls and, of course, wood fired oven pizza.

4 thoughts on “WooCommerce: Additional Products Table Column @ Admin

  1. Sir also show us how to edit to desired custom field such as “yith cost of goods” etc

    1. Sam, thanks so much for your comment! Yes, this is definitely possible, but I’m afraid it’s custom work. If you’d like to get a quote, feel free to contact me here. Thanks a lot for your understanding!

  2. As always, great information. Very helpful.

    How do you set the column width?

    1. Not sure you can do that David!

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