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Select2 alternatives without jQuery

Select2 is a fantastic library for advanced dropdown boxes, but it depends on jQuery.

Select Boxes without jQuery

  • There is a selectize.js fork called Tom Select. It is well tested, comes with bootstrap 3, bootstrap 4 and bootstrap 5 styles and is easy to use. Cons: The feature list is very basic. You might miss advanced features.


  • We're currently testing out, which looks good but says it's still in Beta. Doesn't state if it supports safari.


  • We have used Selectr with some success.
  • Choices.js has also been used in production and works. It uses the powerful Fuse search library for filtering list items.
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