Responsive Tags Input With Autocomplete - jQuery tagsInput

Responsive Tags Input With Autocomplete - jQuery tagsInput
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This is a powerful, flexible jQuery based tags input where the users are able to add tags/tokens in the input box or select items from a suggestion dropdown while typing.

Fully responsive and mobile-friendly that uses CSS flexbox to automatically adjusts the size of the tags input on window resize.

It also provides a validation functionality to validate tags/tokes using RegExp.

More features:

  • Custom placeholder.
  • Allows you to specify the min/max number of characters & tags.
  • Duplicate validation.

How to use it:

1. Load the necessary jQuery library and the jQuery tagsInput plugin in the document.

<script src="/path/to/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="src/jquery.tagsinput-revisited.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="src/jquery.tagsinput-revisited.css">

2. Load jQuery UI's files if you want to use the Autocomplete functionality.

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.min.js" integrity="sha256-VazP97ZCwtekAsvgPBSUwPFKdrwD3unUfSGVYrahUqU=" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/base/jquery-ui.css">

3. Create a normal input field and specify the pre-selected tags in the valua attribute:

<input id="example" name="example" type="text" value="jQuery,Script,Net">

4. Call the function on the input field and done.

$('#example').tagsInput();

5. Validate the tags while typing using the following options.

$('#example').tagsInput({

  // min/max number of characters
  minChars: 0,
  maxChars: null,

  // max number of tags
  limit: null,

  // RegExp
  validationPattern: null,

  // duplicate validation
  unique: true
  
});

6. Enable the user to select tags from a dropdown select:

$('#example').tagsInput({

  'autocomplete': {
    source: [
      'jQuery',
      'Script',
      'Net',
      'Demo'
    ]
  }

});

7. More customization options.

$('#example').tagsInput({

  // allows new tags
  interactive: true,

  // custom placeholder
  placeholder: 'Add a tag',

  // width/height
  width: 'auto',
  height: 'auto',

  // hides the regular input field
  hide: true,

  // custom delimiter
  delimiter: ',',

  // removes tags with backspace
  removeWithBackspace: true

  // an array of whitelisted values
  whitelist: null

});

8. Add/remove tags programmatically.

$('#example#tags').addTag('newTag');
$('#example#tags').removeTag('newTag');
$('#example#tags').importTags('newTag1, newTag2, newTag3');

9. Check if a tag is exist.

$('#example#tags').tagExist('newTag')) { 
  // do something
}

10. Callback functions.

$('#example').tagsInput({

  onAddTag: ()=>{},
  onRemoveTag: ()=>{},
  onChange: ()=>{}
  
});

Changelog:

2019-10-28

  • Added Whitelist support.

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