[wp-hackers] Is there a framework for auto-suggest for plugins?

Austin Matzko if.website at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 19:32:45 GMT 2008

On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 3:27 PM, Michael Harris <harrismw at huridocs.org> wrote:
> I have a plugin which adds some input text fields to the add/edit post pages
> (and then adds the information to "custom fields" metadata section) and am
> wondering if there is a framework built into WordPress for auto-suggest
> (such as on tags). And if so, how to use it.

WordPress includes the jQuery jquery.suggest plugin[1] for the tag
auto-suggest, and it makes auto-suggest pretty simple to do.

[1] http://www.vulgarisoip.com/2007/06/29/jquerysuggest-an-alternative-jquery-based-autocomplete-library/

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