James Smith

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This is a jQuery plugin to allow users to select multiple items from a predefined list, using autocompletion as they type to find each item. You may have seen a similar type of text entry when filling in the recipients field sending messages on facebook.



List style

Vertical list style item selection

List style

Facebook style item selection


A live demo of the token input is available here.


Latest documentation can be found here:



This plugin is released under a dual license. You can choose either the GPL or MIT license depending on the project you are using it in and how you wish to use it.

Quick Download

Please don’t use these links directly in your scripts, I might change their location at any time. Instead, download them and use your own local copy.

Github Project

If you would like to contribute to this plugin, check out the github repository here: http://github.com/loopj/jquery-tokeninput

About the Author

James Smith, British entrepreneur and developer based in San Francisco.

I'm the co-founder of Bugsnag with Simon Maynard, and from 2009 to 2012 I led up the product team as CTO of Heyzap.