Searchable Mobile-friendly Color Picker Plugin For jQuery

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Searchable Mobile-friendly Color Picker Plugin For jQuery

Named Color Picker is a mobile-friendly jQuery color picker plugin where the users are able to quickly search and pick a named color from a responsive fullscreen color grid popup. Currently comes with 2,065 named color variables.


  • jQuery
  • selectize.js: Custom <select> UI control
  • TinyColor: Fast, small color manipulation and conversion for JavaScript


# Yarn
yarn add named-color-picker

$ npm install named-color-picker

How to use it:

1. Load the dependencies in the webpage as follows:

<link href="/path/to/selectize.default.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="/path/to/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/tinycolor-min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/selectize.min.js"></script>

2. Download and load the Named Color Picker plugin after jQuery.

<script src="named-color-picker.js" ></script>

3. Attach the color picker to an input field.

<input type="color">
<input type="text">

4. Set the initial color.

<input type="color" value="#b9cc81">
<input type="text" value="#b9cc81">

5. Possible plugin options to customize the color picker.


  // swatch-before, swatch-after, swatch-only, stand-alone, or auto
  mode: 'auto',

  // auto set the title attribute to a description of the selected color
  titleizeElement: true,

  // auto set the element’s color and background properties to the selected color
  colorizeElement: true,

  // how hex, rgb, hsl, and hsv color codes
  // can be set to an array of color codes to show; e.g., ['hex', 'rgb', 'hsl', 'hsv']
  showCodes: true,

  // auto open the search box
  openSearch: false,

  // i18n
  i18n: {}

6. If you want to open the color picker manually.

$('input').namedColorPicker('open', '#658cbb');

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