Sleek jQuery Popover Multi Select Plugin - popSelect

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Sleek jQuery Popover Multi Select Plugin - popSelect

popSelect is a jQuery multi select plugin which enable the visitor to select multiple options from a sleek popover with options pre-populated.


  • Replace the traditional <select> box with a sleek looking Popover.
  • Fully responsive, works great out of the box, easily themeable, integrates with bootstrap easily.
  • Great for creating an user-friendly tags input.

Basic usage:

1. Include the jQuery popSelect's stylesheet popSelect.css in the head section.

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

2. Create a normal Html select on your webpage.

<select name="demo" id="demo">
  <option value="India">India</option>
  <option value="US">U.S.</option>
  <option value="Germany">Germany</option>
  <option value="UK">UK</option>
  <option value="Austrailia">Austrailia</option>

3. Include jQuery JavaScript library and the Query popSelect's script popSelect.js at the bottom of the webpage.

<script src="//"></script>
<script src="src/jquery.popSelect.js"></script>

4. Call the function on the select element to initialize the plugin.


5. Change the title of the popover.

$('#demo').popSelect({title: 'Select Multiple Options'});

6. All default options.

position: 'top',
showTitle: true,
autoIncrease: true,
title: 'Select Multiple Options',
debug: false,
maxAllowed: 0,
placeholderText: 'Click to Add Values',
autofocus: false

Change logs:


  • Bugfix: Multiple tags preselected - issue whith height adjustment


  • Bugfix: Placeholder input should be readonly



  • Feature: Sync with original select element


  • Added option for placeholder Text
  • Add support for preselected values


  • Added option for position setting of popSelect

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