Add A Clear Button To Bootstrap 4 Input Fields - input-clearer

Add A Clear Button To Bootstrap 4 Input Fields - input-clearer
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The input-clearer plugin creates inline clear buttons inside Bootstrap 4 text fields that enable the users to clear away the current value.

The clear field button feature is available in IE 10-11, and was removed in Microsoft Edge.

Alternative plugins:

How to use it:

1. The jQuery input-clearer is created for the latest Bootstrap 4 framework.

<!-- Stylesheet -->
<link rel="stylesheet" 
      href="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.1.0/css/bootstrap.min.css" 
      integrity="sha384-9gVQ4dYFwwWSjIDZnLEWnxCjeSWFphJiwGPXr1jddIhOegiu1FwO5qRGvFXOdJZ4" 
      crossorigin="anonymous">

<!-- jQuery -->
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.slim.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-q8i/X+965DzO0rT7abK41JStQIAqVgRVzpbzo5smXKp4YfRvH+8abtTE1Pi6jizo" 
        crossorigin="anonymous">
</script>

<!-- OPTIONAL -->
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/popper.js/1.14.0/umd/popper.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-cs/chFZiN24E4KMATLdqdvsezGxaGsi4hLGOzlXwp5UZB1LY//20VyM2taTB4QvJ" 
        crossorigin="anonymous">
</script>
<script src="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.1.0/js/bootstrap.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-uefMccjFJAIv6A+rW+L4AHf99KvxDjWSu1z9VI8SKNVmz4sk7buKt/6v9KI65qnm" 
        crossorigin="anonymous">
</script>

2. Download and include the bootstrap4-input-clearer.js script after jQuery.

<script src="bootstrap4-input-clearer.js"></script>

3. Call the function clearer() on the exisiting input fields and done.

<input type="password" class="form-control" placeholder="Password">
<input type="text" class="form-control">
$(function() {
  $('input').clearer();
});

4. Possible options to customize the clear button.

$(function() {
  $('input').clearer({
    clearHtml: '&times;',
    cssClass: 'input-clearer',
    focusable: true
  });
});

Change log:

2018-05-18

  • trigger change event on clear field

2018-05-08

  • add option to set focusable

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by mheigl. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.