10+ Useful jQuery Select Box and dropdown Plugins

jQuery is the most popular JavaScript library in use today. In this article i have list 10+ Useful jQuery Select Box and dropdown Plugins. Web developers and designers may need these very helpful jQuery plugins. 

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Image Combo Box

if you tired with your old fashion selectbox try this one. Image combo box. You can add an icon with each option. It works with your existing “select” element.

Demo | Website

 mcDropdown jQuery Plug-in

if you needed to develop a unique UI control that would allow users to select from a complex hierarchical tree of options, then this plugin is for you.

Website and Demo


Search Box with Filter

This is earch box with a filter and a large drop down menu. We will use jQuery in both elements for the effect. We will also use plenty of CSS3 properties to create some slick looking details. Search Box with Filter This search box reveals a drop.

Demo | Website



Chosen is a JavaScript plugin that makes long, unwieldy select boxes much more user-friendly.

Website and Demo



Creating custom dropdowns is usually a tedious process that requires a ton of extra setup time. Oftentimes lacking conveniences that native dropdowns have such as keyboard navigation.

Website and Demo

jQuery Tokeninput

Tokeninput is a jQuery plugin which allows your users to select multiple items from a predefined list, using autocompletion as they type to find each item.

Website and Demo


jQuery UI MultiSelect Widget

I highly recommend you use this version over the plugin version. It has a more robust feature set, is faster, and is much more flexible. MultiSelect turns an ordinary HTML select control into an elegant drop down list of checkboxes with themeroller support.

Website and Demo


Droplist Filter

This is a JavaScript tool for adding a little search widget next to any droplist.

Website and Demo



Sexy Combo is a jQuery plugin that replaces drop downs with a more usable and style-able version then the browser default.

Demo | Website



This plugin attempts to recreate all selectbox functionality and appearance while adding animation and stylability.

Demo | Website


jQuery Selectbox plugin

Custom select box replacement inspired by jQuery UI source.

Website and Demo



While there are many similar plug-ins, the key differentiator with the Linkselect plug-in is that is designed to fit in limited real estate.

Website and Demo

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