This post is part of my Today I learned series in which I share all my learnings regarding web development.
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. :)
If you want to play around with it and see it in action you can have a look at this CodePen.