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MassActions Component

MassActions JS component structure

MassActions component adds ability to be selectable (by attaching it’s template to each item in Listing) to items in Listing and creates actions to perform with selected items (for example: ‘Delete’, ‘Update attributes’ and so on).

“Select all” functionality is improved in Magento 2. Instead of creating a list of all selected items they are now flagged and list is created only for excluded elements.

Component Elements (classes, files)

The following are the component elements:

  • Constructor app\code\Magento\Ui\view\base\web\js\grid\massactions.js
  • Template: app\code\Magento\Ui\view\base\web\templates\grid\actions.html

Dependencies on Other Components

Dependency on the following components:

  • Collapsible: app\code\Magento\Ui\view\base\web\js\lib\collapsible.js
  • Modal window with confirmation: app\code\Magento\Ui\view\base\web\js\modal\confirm.js
  • Modal window with alert: app\code\Magento\Ui\view\base\web\js\modal\alert.js

Component Options

The following options are available:

  • noItemsMsg - message that is displayed if user tries to apply action without any selected items
  • selectProvider - option that defines the component with selections data
  • actions - array that contains initially available actions
Methods and Events

The following API methods are available:

  • getAction - returns action instance found by the provided identifier
  • addAction - adds new action to the actions
  • applyAction - applies specified as identifier action
  • getSelections - returns object with current selections

Example of configuration modifications:

  • Redefining the link to the template
<massaction name="listing_massaction">
    <argument name="data" xsi:type="array">
        ...
        <item name="config" xsi:type="array">
            <item name="template" xsi:type="string">product/grid/columns/massactions</item>
        </item>
    </argument>
</massaction>
  • Specifying action with confirmation
<massaction name="listing_massaction">
    <argument name="data" xsi:type="array">
        ...
    </argument>
    <action name="edit">
        <argument name="data" xsi:type="array">
            <item name="config" xsi:type="array">
                <item name="confirm" xsi:type="array">
                    <item name="title" xsi:type="string" translate="true">Edit items</item>
                    <item name="message" xsi:type="string" translate="true">Are you sure you want to edit selected items?</item>
                </item>
                <item name="type" xsi:type="string">edit</item>
                <item name="label" xsi:type="string" translate="true">Edit</item>
            </item>
        </argument>
    </action>
</massaction>
  • Action with a custom callback

Callback is provided by another component.

<massaction name="listing_massaction">
    <argument name="data" xsi:type="array">
        ...
    </argument>
    <action name="edit">
        <argument name="data" xsi:type="array">
            <item name="config" xsi:type="array">
                <item name="type" xsi:type="string">edit</item>
                <item name="label" xsi:type="string" translate="true">Edit</item>
                <item name="callback" xsi:type="array">
                    <item name="provider" xsi:type="string">product_listing.inline_editing</item>
                    <item name="target" xsi:type="string">startEdit</item>
                </item>
            </item>
        </argument>
    </action>
</massaction>
  • Instance replacement: one instance of a component

Redefine link to constructor.

<massaction name="listing_massaction">
    <argument name="data" xsi:type="array">
        <item name="js_config" xsi:type="array">
            <item name="component" xsi:type="string">Magento_Products/js/grid/massactions</item>
        </item>
    </argument>
</massaction>