10 Best Cascading Dropdown Plugin In jQuery And Pure JavaScript

by jQueryScript,

What is Cascading Dropdown?

A cascading (dependent) dropdown is one of the most commonly used web component that dynamically populates a single dropdown select depending on the value selected in another select or a group of selects.

In this blog post, we're going to introduce the 10 best and top-downloaded jQuery plugins and Vanilla JavaScript Libraries that helps you implement the cascading (dependent) dropdowns on the web app with minimal effort. I hope you like it and have fun!

Table of contents:

jQuery Cascading Dropdown Plugins:

Dynamic jQuery Cascading Dropdown Lists Plugin

A lightweight and easy-to-use jQuery plugin for cascading dropdown lists.

Dynamic jQuery Cascading Dropdown Lists Plugin

[Demo] [Download]


Simple jQuery Plugin For Chained Selects - Chained

Chained is a lightweight and simple jQuery plugin for chained selects that allow to choose child selects from two different versions of your select lists.

Simple jQuery Plugin For Chained Selects - Chained

[Demo] [Download]


Multilevel Dependent Dropdown Plugin With jQuery - Dependent Dropdowns

A minimalist jQuery plugin to create multilevel dependent select dropdowns where options are derived depending on value selected in another select input.

Multilevel Dependent Dropdown Plugin With jQuery - Dependent Dropdowns

[Demo] [Download]


Dynamic Dependent Dropdown List Plugin With jQuery - linkedSelect

linkedSelect is a jQuery plugin for creating dependent (cascading) dropdown lists that allow the user to select an option based on a previous selected option.

Dynamic Dependent Dropdown List Plugin With jQuery - linkedSelect

[Demo] [Download]


Easy Ajax-enabled Dependent Dropdown Plugin With jQuery - ssdCascadingDropDown

ssdCascadingDropDown is a jQuery plugin for creating dynamic cascading dropdowns which allow to show/hide select options depending on the changes of other select dropdowns.

Easy Ajax-enabled Dependent Dropdown Plugin With jQuery - ssdCascadingDropDown

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin For Cascading Dropdown Select - cascading-select

A lightweight jQuery plugin for creating a cascading dropdown that enables you to dynamically populate a set of select boxes based on the previous selection.

jQuery Plugin For Cascading Dropdown Select - cascading-select

[Demo] [Download]


Dynamic Cascading Dropdown For Bootstrap - Cascader

Bootstrap Cascader is a jQuery Cascading Dropdown (multi level dependent dropdown) plugin for the popular Bootstrap framework.

Dynamic Cascading Dropdown For Bootstrap - Cascader

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin To Create Dependent Select Boxes - Filter Select

Filter Select is a jQuery plugin for creating dependent select boxes where options are derived based on the value selected from other select element(s).

jQuery Plugin To Create Dependent Select Boxes - Filter Select

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JS Cascading Dropdown Libraries:

Pure JavaScript Cascading Dropdown Library – cascadingLists

CascadingCascadingcaJust another JavaScript implementation of the ajax-enabled cascading dropdown where the options of current select depend on the changes of the items in the previous one.

Pure JavaScript Cascading Dropdown Library – cascadingLists

[Demo] [Download]


Minimal Cascading Dropdown Menu In Pure JS – dependent-selects

dependent-selects is a minimal, unobtrusive JavaScript library for creating cascading drop-down menus.

Minimal Cascading Dropdown Menu In Pure JS – dependent-selects

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome cascading (dependent) dropdowns on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Cascading Dropdown and JavaScript Cascading Dropdown sections.

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