Select2 is a jQuery-based replacement for select boxes. It supports searching,
remote data sets, and pagination of results.
To get started, checkout examples and documentation at https://select2.github.io/
select2 alternatives and similar libraries
Based on the "Autocomplete" category.
Alternatively, view select2 alternatives based on common mentions on social networks and blogs.
9.3 0.0 select2 VS chosenDeprecated - Chosen is a library for making long, unwieldy select boxes more friendly.
8.9 0.0 L5 select2 VS typeahead.jstypeahead.js is a fast and fully-featured autocomplete library
8.8 8.1 L1 select2 VS selectize.jsSelectize is the hybrid of a textbox and <select> box. It's jQuery based, and it has autocomplete and native-feeling keyboard navigation; useful for tagging, contact lists, etc.
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Select2 is a jQuery-based replacement for select boxes. It supports searching, remote data sets, and pagination of results.
To get started, check out examples and documentation at https://select2.org/
- Enhancing native selects with search.
- Enhancing native selects with a better multi-select interface.
- Nesting optgroups: native selects only support one level of nesting. Select2 does not have this restriction.
- Tagging: ability to add new items on the fly.
- Working with large, remote datasets: ability to partially load a dataset based on the search term.
- Paging of large datasets: easy support for loading more pages when the results are scrolled to the end.
- Templating: support for custom rendering of results and selections.
- IE 8+
- Chrome 8+
- Firefox 10+
- Safari 3+
- Opera 10.6+
Third party developers have created plugins for platforms which allow Select2 to be integrated more natively and quickly. For many platforms, additional plugins are not required because Select2 acts as a standard
- Backdrop CMS - backdrop-select2
- Drupal - drupal-select2
- Meteor - meteor-select2
- Ruby on Rails - select2-rails
- Wicket - wicketstuff-select2
- Yii 2 - yii2-widget-select2
- Angularjs - mdr-angular-select2
- Bootstrap 3 - select2-bootstrap-theme
- Bootstrap 4 - select2-bootstrap4-theme
- Bootstrap 5 - select2-bootstrap-5-theme
- Flat UI - select2-flat-theme
Missing an integration? Modify this
README and make a pull request back here to Select2 on GitHub.
Select2 supports multiple languages by simply including the right language JS
dist/js/i18n/nl.js, etc.) after
Missing a language? Just copy
src/js/select2/i18n/en.js, translate it, and
make a pull request back to Select2 here on GitHub.
You can find out about the different ways to get in touch with the Select2 community at the Select2 community page.
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