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Tom Select is a versatile and dynamic <select> UI control. With autocomplete and native-feeling keyboard navigation, it's useful for tagging, contact lists, country selectors, and so on. Tom Select was forked from selectize.js with four main objectives: modernizing the code base, decoupling from jQuery, expanding functionality, and addressing issue backlogs.


  • Smart Option Searching / Ranking
    Options are efficiently scored and sorted on-the-fly (using sifter). Want to search an item's title and description? No problem.
  • Caret between items
    Order matters sometimes. Use the and arrow keys to move between selected items.
  • Select & delete multiple items at once
    Hold down command on Mac or ctrl on Windows to select more than one item to delete.
  • Díåcritîçs supported
    Great for international environments.
  • Item creation
    Allow users to create items on the fly (async saving is supported; the control locks until the callback is fired).
  • Remote data loading
    For when you have thousands of options and want them provided by the server as the user types.
  • Extensible
    Plugin API for developing custom features (uses microplugin).
  • Accessible, Touch Support, Clean API ...


<input id="tom-select-it" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/css/tom-select.default.css">
<script src="/js/tom-select.complete.js"></script>
var config = {};
new TomSelect('#tom-select-it',config);

Available configuration settings are documented here


All pre-built files needed to use Tom Select can be found in the "dist" folder from each of these sources:

Clone or download the full repo. All production files (js, css, scss) can be found in the /dist folder.
npm i tom-select
The fastest way to add Tom Select into your project is to just include the js and css from jsDelivr.
<link href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/tom-select@1.1/dist/css/tom-select.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/tom-select@1.1/dist/js/tom-select.complete.min.js"></script>



Many thanks to our sponsors who help make Tom Select development possible. Vist opencollective.com/tom-select to learn more about sponsorship.


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