Today I was reading an issue of Šime Vidas' great Web Platform news. He describes something that was news to me –
datalist elements not only provide values that can be chosen but also have a mechanism to show labels, too.
<label> Animal: <input name=animal list=animals> </label> <datalist id=animals> <option value="Dog">🐶 <option value="Cat">🐱 <option value="Duck">🦆 </datalist>
The markup above results in the following:
That's very cool in my opinion. :)
But heads-up: before you jump onto using this - make sure to read Šime's article about it. Currently, there is a Firefox bug that troubles user experience tremendously.
If you want to play around with it and see it in action you can have a look at this CodePen.
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