Tumblr Style Tags Input Plugin With jQuery - lockTag

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Tumblr Style Tags Input Plugin With jQuery - lockTag

lockTag is a lightweight jQuery tags input plugin that makes it easier to handling input of tags as you seen on Tumblr blog.


  • Allows you to add as many tags as possible into an input field by hitting the 'Enter' key.
  • Click on an existing tag or press the 'Backspace' key to delete a tag.
  • Allows to restrict the max number of tags.

How to use it:

1. Include jQuery library and the jQuery lockTag plugin's JavaScript and style sheet on your html page when needed.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.0.min.js"></script>
<script src="lockTag.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="tag.css">

2. Create an empty div element for the tags input.

<div class="ui-tageditor" id="example"> 

3. Calling the function will convert the DIV element into a basic tags input.


4. Set the default tags for the input.

  tag : 'jquery,javascript'

5. Set the maximum amount of tags allowed in the input.

  tag : 'jquery,javascript'
  limit : 5

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