Selectmenu


Duplicates and extends the functionality of a native HTML select element to overcome the limitations of the native control.

The Selectmenu widgets provides a styleable select element replacement. It will act as a proxy back to the original select element, controlling its state for form submission or serialization

The datasource is a native select element. Supports optgroups.

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<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<title>jQuery UI Selectmenu - Default functionality</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.1/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.1/jquery-ui.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/resources/demos/style.css">
<script>
$(function() {
$( "#speed" ).selectmenu();
$( "#files" ).selectmenu();
$( "#number" )
.selectmenu()
.selectmenu( "menuWidget" )
.addClass( "overflow" );
});
</script>
<style>
fieldset {
border: 0;
}
label {
display: block;
margin: 30px 0 0 0;
}
select {
width: 200px;
}
.overflow {
height: 200px;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div class="demo">
<form action="#">
<fieldset>
<label for="speed">Select a speed</label>
<select name="speed" id="speed">
<option>Slower</option>
<option>Slow</option>
<option selected="selected">Medium</option>
<option>Fast</option>
<option>Faster</option>
</select>
<label for="files">Select a file</label>
<select name="files" id="files">
<optgroup label="Scripts">
<option value="jquery">jQuery.js</option>
<option value="jqueryui">ui.jQuery.js</option>
</optgroup>
<optgroup label="Other files">
<option value="somefile">Some unknown file</option>
<option value="someotherfile">Some other file with a very long option text</option>
</optgroup>
</select>
<label for="number">Select a number</label>
<select name="number" id="number">
<option>1</option>
<option selected="selected">2</option>
<option>3</option>
<option>4</option>
<option>5</option>
<option>6</option>
<option>7</option>
<option>8</option>
<option>9</option>
<option>10</option>
<option>11</option>
<option>12</option>
<option>13</option>
<option>14</option>
<option>15</option>
<option>16</option>
<option>17</option>
<option>18</option>
<option>19</option>
</select>
</fieldset>
</form>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Want to learn more about the selectmenu widget? Check out the API documentation.