10 Best JavaScript Plugins To Filter Content Based On User Input

by jQueryScript,

If you have a huge list of data (e.g. product listings, image galleries, large HTML tables), you may need a real-time content filter that allows users to quickly find what they need for a better user experience.

In this post, you will see the 10 best filtering JavaScript plugins that enable users to dynamically filter any HTML content based on user input or by one or more properties you provide. Enjoy.

Table of contents:

Best jQuery Filtering Plugins

jQuery Plugin For Sorting, Paginating, Filtering Any Content - jplist

jplist is a powerful and flexible jQuery plugin that enables you to sort, paginate, filter any Html content like tables, lists, div elements etc...

jQuery Plugin For Sorting, Paginating, Filtering Any Content - jplist

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin To Create An Alphabetical Navigation Filter - listnav

listnav is a jQuery plugin for creating an alphabetical navigation that allows you to filter a list of DOM elements with alphabets and numbers.

jQuery Plugin To Create An Alphabetical Navigation Filter - listnav

[Demo] [Download]


Impressive Galleries With CSS Effects - Filterizr

Filterizr is a lightweight jQuery plugin for sorting, filtering and shuffling your responsive gallery with smooth CSS3 transition effects.

Impressive Galleries With CSS Effects - Filterizr

[Demo] [Download]


jQuery Plugin For Filtering and Sorting Html Elements - MixItUp

MixItUp is a flexible and useful jQuery plugin for filtering and sorting a group of html elements with CSS3 transition effects.

jQuery Plugin For Filtering and Sorting Html Elements - MixItUp

[Demo] [Download]


Live Searching & Filtering For Large Data Sets With jQuery Quick Search Plugin

Quick Search is an useful and high-performance jQuery plugin for live searching/filtering large data sets from data tables, lists, JSON data, etc.

Live Searching & Filtering For Large Data Sets With jQuery Quick Search Plugin

[Demo] [Download]


Best Vanilla JS Filtering Libraries

Animated List Filtering & Searching – search-filter

A pure JavaScript library which allows to dynamically filter long html list through an input field. It uses CSS3 transitions for smooth filter animations.

Animated List Filtering & Searching – search-filter

[Demo] [Download]


Fast Fuzzy Search In Pure JavaScript – fuzzysort

A dependency-free JavaScript that provides fast, Sublime Text-like, client-side fuzzy search/live filter functionality with keyword highlighting for your large datasets.

Fast Fuzzy Search In Pure JavaScript – fuzzysort

[Demo] [Download]


Filter An HTML List Alphabetically – alphaListNav.js

The vanilla JS version of the listnav jQuery plugin that dynamically generates alphabetical navigation links to filter an HTML list alphabetically.

Filter An HTML List Alphabetically – alphaListNav.js

[Demo] [Download]


Filtering A Group Of Elements Using CSS Classes – vanilla-filters

A vanilla JavaScript library for filtering a group of html elements using CSS classes. It uses CSS3 transitions for the element shuffle effect.

Filtering A Group Of Elements Using CSS Classes – vanilla-filters

[Demo] [Download]


Filter A Collection Of Items Based On Form Field Values – Filter Container

A web component (custom element) used to filter a collection of items based on the value you selected or typed in a form field (like select, input, etc).

Filter A Collection Of Items Based On Form Field Values – Filter Container

[Demo] [Download]


More Resources:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create filterable elements on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Filter and JavaScript Filter sections.