Filterable Dual List Box With Move/Remove All Buttons

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Filterable Dual List Box With Move/Remove All Buttons

A minimal, clean, filterable dual list box (multiple select) plugin built with JavaScript and the latest Bootstrap 4 framework. jQuery is optional.

Click an option to move it between 2 list boxes. Also provides Move/Remove All buttons that allow the user to move & remove all options with just one click.

How to use it:

1. To use this plugin, make sure you at least load the latest Bootstrap 4' stylesheet in the document.

<!-- Required -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/path/to/cdn/bootstrap.min.css" />
<!-- Optional -->
<script src="/path/to/cdn/jquery.slim.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/cdn/bootstrap.min.js"></script>

2. Load the dual list box plugin's JavaScript and Stylesheet in the document.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="duallistbox.min.css" />
<script src="duallistbox.min.js"></script>

3. Convert a normal multiple select into a dual list box component with the duallistbox function.

<select name="countries[]" id="test" multiple onchange="getValues()">
  <option value="Albania">Albania</option>
  <option value="Afghanistan">Afghanistan</option>
  <option value="Algeria">Algeria</option>
  <option value="Andorra">Andorra</option>
  <option value="Angola">Angola</option>
  <option value="Antigua and Barbuda">Antigua and Barbuda</option>
  <option value="Argentina">Argentina</option>
  <option value="Armenia">Armenia</option>
  <option value="Australia">Australia</option>
  <option value="Austria">Austria</option>
  <option value="Azerbaijan">Azerbaijan</option>
<script src="duallistbox.min.js"></script>

4. Get the selected options for further use.

function getValues() {
  document.getElementById('outputContainer').innerText = [...document.getElementById('test').selectedOptions].map(o => o.textContent).join(', ')



  • Added new feature: Force add on enter


  • prevent moving disabled options

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