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Discussion on: Less Popular But Essential HTML Tags

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Lucas Ballyn

Yesterday I learnt about the datalist. Html native select search/autocomplete. developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/W...

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Grace Snow

Yeah only issue with that can be that users can also write in their own text so it's not a true autocomplete without a sprinkling of js on top.

I know what you mean though. We recently discovered this one after weeks of work on a custom autocomplete that was basically just this element! Talk about reinventing the wheel

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Lucas Ballyn

Yes indeed, you're right, Grace!