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In this article, we will learn how to implement the Bootstrap dropdown feature using jQuery bootstrapSelect plugin.

Note: Please download the jQuery bootstrapSelect plugin in the working folder and include the required files in the head section of your HTML code.

<link href=”https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300, 500” rel=”stylesheet” 
type=”text/css”/>
<link href=”https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css” 
rel=”stylesheet”type=”text/css”/>
<link href=”https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap-theme.min.css” 
rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css”/>
<link href=”bootstrapSelect.css”rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css”/>
<script 
src=”https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/modernizr/2.8.3/modernizr.min.js”></script> 
<script src=”https://code.jquery.com/jquery-2.2.4.min.js”></script>
<script src=”https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/js/bootstrap.min.js”></script>
<script src=”bootstrapSelect.js”></script> 
 

Example 1: The following example demonstrates the basic functionality of Bootstrap select dropdown plugin which selects a subject, bootstrap it, empty user’s selection, and sets the value in the control box.

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta http-equiv="x-ua-compatible" content="ie=edge">
 
    <title>jQuery Bootstrap Dropdown Plugin</title>
 
    <meta name="description" content="">
    <meta name="viewport"
          content="width=device-width,
                   initial-scale=1">
 
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href=
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href="
        integrity=
"sha384-BVYiiSIFeK1dGmJRAkycuHAHRg32OmUcww7on3RYdg4Va+PmSTsz/K68vbdEjh4u"
        crossorigin="anonymous">
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href="
        integrity=
"sha384-rHyoN1iRsVXV4nD0JutlnGaslCJuC7uwjduW9SVrLvRYooPp2bWYgmgJQIXwl/Sp"
        crossorigin="anonymous">
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href="bootstrapSelect.css">
 
    <style>
        body {
            font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
        }
 
        #containerID {
            width: 90%;
            padding-top: 20px;
            padding-left: 20px;
        }
 
        .science {
            color: #0099aa;
        }
 
        .maths {
            color: #00aaaa;
        }
 
        .computers {
            color: #aa9900;
        }
 
        .literature {
            color: #2a00aa;
            font-weight: bold;
            text-decoration: underline;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h2>jQuery Bootstrap Dropdown Plugin</h2>
 
    <div id="containerID">
        <div id="bootstrapSelectZone"
             style="max-width:600px;width:600px;">
            <div>
                <label>
                    What is your favourite subject?
                </label><br />
                <select id="selectOptionID">
                    <option value=""></option>
                    <option class="science"
                            value="science">
                        Science
                    </option>
                    <option class="maths"
                            value="maths"
                            selected="selected">
                        Maths
                    </option>
                    <option class="computers"
                            value="computers">
                        Computers
                    </option>
                    <option class="literature"
                            value="literature">
                        Literature
                    </option>
                    <option value="history">
                        History</option>
                </select>
            </div>
            <br />
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnBootstrapID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-default">
                Bootstrap
            </button>
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnEmptyID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-default">
                Empty selection
            </button>
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnSetID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-default">
                SetValue("literature")
            </button>
        </div>
        <script src="
        </script>
        <script src="
                integrity=
"sha256-BbhdlvQf/xTY9gja0Dq3HiwQF8LaCRTXxZKRutelT44="
                crossorigin="anonymous">
         </script>
        <script src="
            integrity=
"sha384-Tc5IQib027qvyjSMfHjOMaLkfuWVxZxUPnCJA7l2mCWNIpG9mGCD8wGNIcPD7Txa"
            crossorigin="anonymous">
         </script>
        <script src="bootstrapSelect.js"></script>
 
        <script>
            $(document).ready(function () {
 
                $("#btnSetID").hide();
                $("#btnEmptyID").hide();
 
                $("#btnBootstrapID").on("click", function () {
                    $("#selectOptionID").bootstrapSelect
                        ("init", { "maxWidth": 500 });
                    $("#btnBootstrapID").hide();
                    $("#btnSetID").show();
                    $("#btnEmptyID").show();
                });
 
                $("#btnEmptyID").on("click", function () {
                    $("#selectOptionID").bootstrapSelect("empty");
                });
 
                $("#btnSetID").on("click", function () {
                    $("#selectOptionID").bootstrapSelect
                        ("setValue", "literature");
                });
 
            });
        </script>
    </div>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

 Output: 

Example 2: 

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta http-equiv="x-ua-compatible"
          content="ie=edge">
 
    <title>jQuery Bootstrap Multiple choice Dropdown Plugin</title>
 
    <meta name="description" content="">
    <meta name="viewport"
          content="width=device-width,
                   initial-scale=1">
 
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href="
https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto:300,500">
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href="
        integrity="sha384-BVYiiSIFeK1dGmJRAkycuHAHRg32OmUcww7on3RYdg4Va+PmSTsz/K68vbdEjh4u"
        crossorigin="anonymous">
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href="
        integrity=
"sha384-rHyoN1iRsVXV4nD0JutlnGaslCJuC7uwjduW9SVrLvRYooPp2bWYgmgJQIXwl/Sp"
        crossorigin="anonymous">
    <link rel="stylesheet"
          href="bootstrapSelect.css">
 
    <style>
        body {
            font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
        }
 
        #containerID {
            width: 90%;
            padding-top: 20px;
            padding-left: 20px;
 
        }
 
        .science {
            color: #0099aa;
        }
 
        .maths {
            color: #00aaaa;
        }
 
        .computers {
            color: #aa9900;
        }
 
        .literature {
            color: #2a00aa;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h2>Bootstrap Multiple choice Dropdown Plugin</h2>
 
    <div id="containerID">
        <div id="bootstrapSelectZone"
             style="max-width:600px;width:600px;">
            <div>
                <label>Choose multiple subjects</label><br />
                <select id="selectMultipleID"
                        size="3" multiple="">
                    <option class="science"
                            value="science">
                        Science</option>
                    <option class="maths"
                            value="maths">
                        Maths</option>
                    <option class="computers"
                            value="computers">
                        Computers</option>
                    <option class="literature"
                            value="literature">
                        Literature</option>
                    <option value="cooking">
                        Cooking
                    </option>
                    <option value="painting">
                        Painting
                    </option>
                    <option value="reading">
                        Reading
                    </option>
                    <option value="photography">
                        Photography
                    </option>
                    <option value="writing">
                        Writing
                    </option>
                    <option value="gyming">
                        Gyming
                    </option>
                </select>
            </div>
            <br />
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnBootstrapID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-default">
                Bootstrap
            </button>
 
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnEmptyID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-default">
                Empty selection
            </button>
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnDisableID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-default">
                Disable
            </button>
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnEnableID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-default">
                Enable
            </button>
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnSetID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-default">
                SetValue("science,maths,literature")
            </button>
            <button type="button"
                    id="btnDestroyID"
                    class="btn btn-sm btn-danger">
                Destroy
            </button>
        </div>
        <script src="
        </script>
        <script src="
                integrity=
"sha256-BbhdlvQf/xTY9gja0Dq3HiwQF8LaCRTXxZKRutelT44="
                crossorigin="anonymous">
        </script>
        <script src="
            integrity=
"sha384-Tc5IQib027qvyjSMfHjOMaLkfuWVxZxUPnCJA7l2mCWNIpG9mGCD8wGNIcPD7Txa"
            crossorigin="anonymous">
        </script>
        <script src="bootstrapSelect.js"></script>
 
        <script>
            $(document).ready(function () {
 
                // Initially hiding all the buttons
                $("#btnHideID").hide();
                $("#btnShowID").hide();
                $("#btnEmptyID").hide();
                $("#btnDisableID").hide();
                $("#btnEnableID").hide();
                $("#btnSetID").hide();
                $("#btnEmptyID").hide();
                $("#btnDestroyID").hide();
 
                $("#btnBootstrapID").on("click", function () {
                    $("#selectMultipleID").bootstrapSelect
                        (
                            "init",
                            {
                                "maxWidth": 460, "maxHeight": 300,
                                "search": true, "placeHolder": "Select anything >> "
                            }
                        );
                    $("#btnBootstrapID").hide();
                    $("#btnHideID").show();
                    $("#btnEmptyID").show();
                    $("#btnDisableID").show();
                    $("#btnSetID").show();
                    $("#btnDestroyID").show();
 
                });
                $("#btnHideID").on("click",
                    function () {
                        $("#selectMultipleID").bootstrapSelect(
                            "hideOption", "cooking");
                        $("#btnHideID").hide();
                        $("#btnShowID").show();
                    });
                $("#btnShowID").on("click",
                    function () {
                        $("#selectMultipleID").bootstrapSelect(
                            "showOption", "cooking");
                        $("#btnHideID").show();
                        $("#btnShowID").hide();
                    });
                $("#btnEmptyID").on("click",
                    function () {
                        $("#selectMultipleID").bootstrapSelect("empty");
                    });
                $("#btnDisableID").on("click",
                    function () {
                        $("#selectMultipleID").bootstrapSelect("disable");
                        $("#btnEnableID").show();
                        $("#btnDisableID").hide();
                    });
                $("#btnEnableID").on("click",
                    function () {
                        $("#selectMultipleID").bootstrapSelect("enable");
                        $("#btnEnableID").hide();
                        $("#btnDisableID").show();
                    });
                $("#btnSetID").on("click",
                    function () {
                        $("#selectMultipleID").bootstrapSelect
                            ("setValue", "science,maths,literature");
                    });
 
                $("#btnDestroyID").on("click",
                    function () {
                        $("#selectMultipleID").bootstrapSelect("destroy");
                        $("#selectMultipleID").show();
                        $("#btnBootstrapID").show();
                        $("#btnHideID").hide();
                        $("#btnEmptyID").hide();
                        $("#btnDisableID").hide();
                        $("#btnSetID").hide();
                        $("#btnDestroyID").hide();
                    });
 
            });
        </script>
    </div>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 



Last Updated : 13 Jul, 2023
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