<select> element let's developers create a basic dropdown component for a list of preset options such as lists, menu items, etc.
With the development of web technology and the improvement of users' aesthetic level.
The original styling of the
<select> element is might NOT suitable for modern web development and design.
Applying your own styles to the ugly select element is not a simple task for beginners.
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jQuery Dropdown Plugins:
selectize.js is a useful and lightweight plugin for creating solid and user-friendly tags input field and select list with clean and powerful APIs & Codes.
Chosen is one of the most popular select box replacement plugins that make your select element much more user-friendly.
sumoselect is a jQuery select replacement plugin which turns the native select box into a responsive, animated, fully customizable dropdown select list.
wSelect is a fast and lightweight jQuery plugin which turns the default html select elements into customizable and clean looking select boxes with some themes and options.