TextExt is a modern jQuery plugin for improving the functionality of text input fields as tag input and autocomplete.
The plugin is modular, can be extended easily and has features like
The plugin is modular design allows you easily turn a standard HTML text input into a wide range of modern, tag inputs, filtering, auto-complete, placeholder text and Ajax (which are all plugins of TextExt) without bloating your source code and slowing down your site with the code that you aren’t using.
It can also display a custom arrow besides select fields, show the items in them as suggestions-while-typing and more.
TextExt is very well-documented, regularly improved and has too many examples to start with.
The TextExt component is released under the open source MIT. You can use it any way you want.