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Default select

Default select depends on classie.js. Make sure it's included inside the <body> before core template script inclusions. Please view jQuery plugin inclusion guideline rules

<script src="assets/plugins/classie/classie.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

Add .cs-select and .cs-skin-slide to any <select> control to add a cool animation effect

<select class="cs-select cs-skin-slide" data-init-plugin="cs-select">
<option value="Web-safe">Web-safe</option>
<option value="Helvetica">Helvetica</option>
<option value="SegeoUI">SegeoUI</option>

Advance Select

Pages uses Select2 jQuery plugin for advance selects with search facility. Follow these steps to initialize the plugin

Step one

Include the stylesheet select2.css inside the <head> if it's not there already. Please view Stylesheet inclusion guideline rules

<link media="screen" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" href="assets/plugins/bootstrap-select2/select2.css">

Step two

Include the required javascript files inside the <body> before core template script inclusions, if they are not there already.

<script src="assets/plugins/bootstrap-select2/select2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

Step three

Append data attribute data-init-plugin="select2" to initialize any <select> automatically with basic options. Avoid auto-initializing when you want to have advance options

<form role="form">
<div class="form-group">
<!-- Using data-init-plugin='select2' automatically initializes a basic Select2 -->
<select class="full-width" data-init-plugin="select2">
<optgroup label="Alaskan/Hawaiian Time Zone">
<option value="AK">Alaska</option>
<option value="HI">Hawaii</option>
<optgroup label="Pacific Time Zone">
<option value="CA">California</option>
<option value="NV">Nevada</option>
<option value="OR">Oregon</option>
<option value="WA">Washington</option>
<div class="form-group">
<!-- Element intended to use with advance options -->
<input type="hidden" id="mySelect2" class="full-width">

Step four

Apply the plugin to your desired element

Make sure you place the following script below all the pre-requisites mentioned in the Step two above.

$(document).ready(function() {
// Avoid applying plugin to <select> with data-init-plugin="select2"
// Only apply on elements that don't have data-init-plugin="select2"
placeholder: "Select a type",
data: [{
id: 0,
text: 'enhancement'
}, {
id: 1,
text: 'bug'
}, {
id: 2,
text: 'duplicate'

jQuery validation and select2 is not directly compatible. Use the following code to fix it