Selectize Widget

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What is the Selectize Widget?

Selectize is an extensible jQuery-based custom <select> UI control. It's useful for tagging, contact lists, country selectors, and so on. It clocks in at around ~7kb (gzipped). The goal is to provide a solid & usable experience with a clean and powerful API.


The preferred way to install this extension is through composer.

Either run

composer require 2amigos/yii2-selectize-widget:~1.0

or add the following to the require section of your application's composer.json file:

"2amigos/yii2-selectize-widget" : "~1.0"

Usage example

Selectize has lots of configuration options. For further information, please check the Selectize plugin website.

Text input widget

To use text input widget add the following to the view

use dosamigos\selectize\SelectizeTextInput;

echo SelectizeTextInput::widget([
    'name' => 'tags',
    'value' => 'love, this, game',
    'clientOptions' => [
        // [...]

Dropdown list widget

To use dropdown list widget add the following to the view

use dosamigos\selectize\SelectizeDropDownList;

echo SelectizeDropDownList::widget([
    'name' => 'tags',
    'value' => ['love', 'this', 'game'],
    'clientOptions' => [
        // [...]


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