Add custom columns to admin products list in WooCommerce 3

Is it possible to add a column “delivery time” to the Woocommerce admin product list?

I know there are some additional columns (thumb, price, product_cat etc) to choose at “Screen Options” but “delivery time” is not available.

Is it possible somehow to add it to the list?


I tried to follow LoicTheAztecs answer, but I’m having problems to find the correct meta_key slug.

If i search for “delivery” in wp_postmeta I’m getting 0 results.

But there are products with delivery time assigned.
On my product page there’s a text field “Lieferzeit: 1–2 Wochen” (means Delivery time: 1–2 weeks).
If I search the whole database for “Wochen” I’m getting 2 hits in wp_options und 6 hits in wp_terms.

DB general search:

db search

Hits in wp_terms DB:

hits in wp_terms

Do you know how to find the correct meta_key slug from here?

Here is Solutions:

We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first solution because it is tested & true solution that will 100% work for you.

Solution 1

Here is the way to do it with that 2 custom functions hooked. The first one create the column with the title, the second one populate the column with the products data. But you will need to set in that second function, the correct corresponding meta_key to get the data.

Here is that code:

add_filter( 'manage_edit-product_columns', 'custom_product_column',11);
function custom_product_column($columns)
   //add columns
   $columns['delivery'] = __( 'Delivery time','woocommerce'); // title
   return $columns;

add_action( 'manage_product_posts_custom_column' , 'custom_product_list_column_content', 10, 2 );
function custom_product_list_column_content( $column, $product_id )
    global $post;

    // HERE get the data from your custom field (set the correct meta key below)
    $delivery_time = get_post_meta( $product_id, '_delivery_time', true );

    switch ( $column )
        case 'delivery' :
            echo $delivery_time; // display the data

Code goes in function.php file of your active child theme (or theme) or also in any plugin file.

Tested and works.

How to get the correct meta_key slug:

To find the correct meta_key slug corresponding to the “delivery time”, you should need to make search in your database using PhpMyAdmin. You will have to search for delivery term in wp_postmeta table this way:

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Then you will get this kind of results (here there is just 1 line with a fake slug):

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So now you should be able to get the correct slug name (like this fake “_delivery_date” one)

Related answer (for orders): Add custom columns to admin orders list in WooCommerce backend

Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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