Intuitive Asterism Custom Select Element In Pure Javascript


Asterism Custom Select is an intuitive custom select element written in pure JavaScript. This plugin automatically adds a filter search entry to the selection box at the number of options.

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How to make use of it:

1. Include select.min.css and select.min.js on the webpage.

<link href="dist/select.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="dist/select.min.js"></script>

2. You have a native checkbox like this:

<select id="demo">
  <option value="1">HTML5</option>
  <option value="2">CSS3</option>
  <option value="3">JavaScript</option>
  <option value="4">jQuery</option>
  <option value="5">AngularJS</option>
  <option value="6">ReactJS</option>
  <option value="7">React Native</option>
  <option value="8">Bootstrap</option>
  <option value="9">Vue.js</option>
  <option value="10">Python</option>

3. Create a new Select object and select the target element.

var mySelect = new Select('#demo');

4. To configure the custom selection for Asterism, simply pass the following options to the selected object.

var mySelect = new Select('#demo',{

    // auto show the live filter
    filtered: 'auto',

    // auto show the live filter when the options >= 8
    filter_threshold: 8,

    // custom placeholder
    filter_placeholder: 'Filter options...'


  • filtered (mixed) – Should the ‘filter options’ input be displayed? Default'auto'
  • filter_threshold (int) – When a select contains x options or more, display the filter input. Default8
  • filter_placeholder (string) – Placeholder text for the filter input. Default'Filter options...'

Filterable Select Box, Asterism Custom Select Plugin/Github

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This superior jQuery/javascript plugin is developed by anasterism. For extra Advanced Usages, please go to the official website.