SearchBuilder 1.2.0

DataTables CDN files for SearchBuilder 1.2.0. This software was originally released on 25th August, 2021.

Release notes

Introducing server-side processing for SearchBuilder! The Javascript library will now send the parameters required to the server when serverSide is enabled, and our three server-side implementations for Editor (PHP, .NET and NodeJS) support this new ability.

Also included in this release are a number of bug fixes.


  • Server-side processing support
  • Add columns.searchBuilderTitle initialisation option
  • Add deFormatDates flag to getDetails API method


  • Allow elements to take the shade of the background
  • Stop error being thrown when sorting the values
  • Fix issue with dates not being formatted properly
  • Add documentation for the base level searchBuilder initialisation option
  • Fix error message when switching from empty to another condition
  • Fix issues with empty and not empty conditions throwing errors
  • Fix issue with paging resetting on table when editing a row
  • Fix issue with disabled attribute not being removed properly
  • Fix issue with event listeners being dropped on rebuilds
  • Strengthen if condition to check types array is not null
  • Fix issue with select elements not sorting num data correctly
  • Stop draw event triggering when criteria is not complete.
  • Reduce the number of times the draw event is triggered


  • Deprecate the searchBuilder.enterSearch option. User should now use the search.return option introduced in DT 1.11.0