DataTable - Table State - since v6.0.10

TableState feature enables DataTable to maintain its state across pages by setting multiViewState attribute to true. In this demo, manipulate table with pagination, sorting, filtering and selection, then visit another page and then come back to this page. DataTable state should remain as you've left it.

Search all fields:
IdYearBrand
Color
78070fc41988VolkswagenWhite
b20d639d1985BMWGreen
d0dcd4e61979RenaultRed
29797e221998VolkswagenMaroon
d83f0dbc2004FiatSilver
e3919df41986HondaRed
a999004d1993BMWGreen
00a1e2472008RenaultBlack
15704ab61996FordYellow
4d7df9e41968RenaultWhite
Car Info
<style type="text/css">
    .ui-datatable .ui-datatable-header {
        text-align: right !important;
    }
    
    .ui-selectcheckboxmenu-panel .ui-selectcheckboxmenu-header .ui-chkbox {
        display: none;
    }
</style>


<h:form id="form">
    
    <p:dataTable id="tableStateDT" var="car" value="#{dtTableStateView.cars}" widgetVar="carsTable" multiViewState="true"
                 rows="10" paginator="true"
                 paginatorTemplate="{CurrentPageReport} {FirstPageLink} {PreviousPageLink} {PageLinks} {NextPageLink} {LastPageLink} {RowsPerPageDropdown}"
                 rowsPerPageTemplate="5,10,15"
                 selectionMode="single" selection="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar}" rowKey="#{car.id}"
                 emptyMessage="No cars found with given criteria" filteredValue="#{dtTableStateView.filteredCars}">

        <f:facet name="header">
            <p:outputPanel>
                <h:outputText value="Search all fields:" />
                <p:inputText id="globalFilter" onkeyup="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:150px" placeholder="Enter keyword"/>
            </p:outputPanel>
        </f:facet>
        
        <p:ajax event="rowSelect" update=":form:carDetail" oncomplete="PF('carDialog').show()" />

        <p:column headerText="Id" filterBy="#{car.id}" sortBy="#{car.id}" filterMatchMode="contains">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.id}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Year" filterBy="#{car.year}" sortBy="#{car.year}" filterMatchMode="startsWith">
            <h:outputText value="#{car.year}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Brand" filterBy="#{car.brand}" sortBy="#{car.brand}" filterMatchMode="exact">
            <f:facet name="filter">
                <p:selectOneMenu onchange="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:100%; box-sizing: border-box;" >
                    <f:selectItem itemLabel="Select One" itemValue="#{null}" noSelectionOption="true" />
                    <f:selectItems value="#{dtTableStateView.brands}" />
                </p:selectOneMenu>
            </f:facet>
            <h:outputText value="#{car.brand}" />
        </p:column>

        <p:column headerText="Color" filterBy="#{car.color}" sortBy="#{car.color}" filterMatchMode="in">
            <f:facet name="filter">
                <p:selectCheckboxMenu label="Colors" onchange="PF('carsTable').filter()" style="width:100%; box-sizing: border-box;" scrollHeight="150">
                    <f:selectItems value="#{dtTableStateView.colors}" />
                </p:selectCheckboxMenu>
            </f:facet>
            <h:outputText value="#{car.color}" />
        </p:column>
    </p:dataTable>
    
    <p:dialog header="Car Info" widgetVar="carDialog" modal="true" showEffect="fade" hideEffect="fade" resizable="false">
        <p:outputPanel id="carDetail" style="text-align:center;">
            <p:panelGrid  columns="2" rendered="#{not empty dtTableStateView.selectedCar}" columnClasses="label,value">
                <f:facet name="header">
                    <p:graphicImage name="demo/images/car/#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.brand}-big.gif"/> 
                </f:facet>
                
                <h:outputText value="Id:" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.id}" />

                <h:outputText value="Year" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.year}" />
                
                <h:outputText value="Brand" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.brand}" />

                <h:outputText value="Color:" />
                <h:outputText value="#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.color}" style="color:#{dtTableStateView.selectedCar.color}"/>
            </p:panelGrid>
        </p:outputPanel>
    </p:dialog>
    
</h:form>