SimplytheBest Select Scripts

The simply the best collection of select scripts

Select2 By: Igor Vaynberg
Free Apache2+GPL

A jQuery based replacement for select boxes. It supports searching, sorting, tagging, remote data sets, auto tokenization, drag and drop sorting and infinite scrolling of results.

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jQuery UI Autocomplete By: jQuery Foundation
Free MIT

Enables users to quickly find and select from a pre-populated list of values as they type, leveraging searching and filtering.

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jQuery Edit In Place By: Joseph Scott
Free

JEIP is a jQuery plugin to enable editing in place for input, textarea and select elements.

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Selectize By: Brian Reavis
Free Apache2

The hybrid of a textbox and a select box. It's jQuery based and useful for tagging, contact lists, country selectors, and so on. Comes with LESS stylesheets and shims for Bootstrap. Remote data loading.

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Chosen By: Harvest
Free MIT

A jQuery plugin that makes long, unwieldy select boxes much more user-friendly.

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Bootstrap FileStyle By: Markus Lima
Free MIT

A jQuery-based plugin for Twitter Bootstrap used to style select file fields of forms.

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Bootstrap Multiselect By: David Stutz
Free Apache2/BSD3

A jQuery based plugin to provide an intuitive user interface for using select inputs with the multiple attribute present. Instead of a select, a Bootstrap button will be shown as dropdown menu containing the single options as checkboxes.

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