Dynamic Dual Multi-select Plugin - jQuery Picklist

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Dynamic Dual Multi-select Plugin - jQuery Picklist

Picklist is a simple, dynamic dual list box plugin to create two side-by-side list boxes that allow items in one list to be moved to the other.

How to use it:

1. Load the stylesheet picklist.css in the head of the document.

<link href="css/picklist.css" rel="stylesheet">

2. Create an empty container in which you want to place the list boxes and controls.

<div id="list"></div>

3. Define your own data consist of available and selected items as these:

var data = {
    available: [
        {id: 1,label: 11},
        {id: 2,label: 22},
        {id: 3,label: 33},
        {id: 4,label: 44},
        {id: 5,label: 55},
        {id: 6,label: 66},
        {id: 7,label: 77},
        {id: 8,label: 88},
        {id: 9,label: 99},
        {id: 10,label: 01},
        {id: 11,label: 12},
        {id: 12,label: 13},
        {id: 13,label: 14},

4. The JavaScript to initialize the dual list box.

var instance = $('#list').pickList({
    data: data

5. Customize the dual list box with the following settings.

var instance = $('#list').pickList({

    // custom buttons
    buttons: [{ 
      action: 'add' 
    }, { 
      action: 'addAll' 
    }, { 
      action: 'remove', 
      label: 'Remove', 
      className: 'btn btn-sm btn-block btn-info' 
    }, { 
      action: 'removeAll' 

    // button classes
    buttonClass: 'btn btn-sm btn-block btn-primary',

    // label text
    label: {
      content: ['Available:', 'Selected:']

    // size of select
    select: {
      size: 15

6. Get the selected items.


7. Event handlers available.

instance.on('picklist.remove', function (event, v) {

instance.on('picklist.add', function (event, v) {

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by anxu1212. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.