Easy Tags Selector Plugin - jQuery Tagselect

Easy Tags Selector Plugin - jQuery Tagselect
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The jQuery Tagselect plugin converts the normal <select> element into a tags selector where your user can select one or multiple tags from a dropdown list.

How to use it:

1. Wrap your <select> element into a container element and insert predefined tags into the select's option element as follows:

<div class="qtagselect">
  <select class="qtagselect__select" multiple>
    <option value="1" class="ispurple" selected>jQuery</option>
    <option value="2" class="isblue" selected>Script</option>
    <option value="3" class="isblue" disabled="true">.Net</option>
    <option value="4" class="isblue">CSS</option>
    <option value="5" class="isblue">HTML</option>
    <option value="6" class="isblue">JavaScript</option>
    <option value="7" class="isblue">Ruby</option>
    <option value="8" class="isblue">Python</option>
    <option value="9" class="isblue">Golang</option>
    <option value="10" class="isblue">Object C</option>
    <option value="11" class="ispurple">Angular</option>
    <option value="12" class="isblue">React</option>
    <option value="13" class="isblue">Vue</option>
    <option value="14" class="isblue">PHP</option>
    <option value="15" class="isblue">C++</option>
    <option value="16" class="isblue">C#</option>
  </select>
</div>

2. Add the jQuery Tagselect plugin's files to the web page.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="./jquery.tagselect.css">
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.min.js" 
        integrity="sha384-tsQFqpEReu7ZLhBV2VZlAu7zcOV+rXbYlF2cqB8txI/8aZajjp4Bqd+V6D5IgvKT" 
        crossorigin="anonymous">
</script>
<script src="./jquery.tagselect.js"></script>

3. Call the function tagselect on the top container. That's it.

$(function(){

  $('.qtagselect__select').tagselect();

});

4. Customize the tags selector by overriding the default settings as shown below:

$('.qtagselect__select').tagselect({

  // additional class(es)
  'class': '',

  // placeholder
  'placeholder': 'select an option',

  // additional class(es) for the dropdown
  'dropClass': '',

  // shows the footer in the dropdown
  'dropFooter': true,

  // is opened on page load
  'isOpen': false,

  // maximum number of tags allowed to select
  'maxTag': 4,

  // parent container
  'tagParent': 'qmain',

  // error message
  'tagMessage': 'Up to 4 tags!',

  // auto hides after this timeout
  'tagMessageHide': '3000',

  // custom styles for the error message
  'tagMessageStyle': ''
  
});

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