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How to use laravel livewire select2 dropdown?

by Shahriar Sagor
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Hello Dev’s On this post i will give you a example of laravel livewire select2 example.On this post you can know about laravel livewire select2 dropdown. You can learn laravel livewire dropdown with from search. I will look at code of laravel livewire select2 dropdown. So let’s start bellow select2 laravel livewire alication.

Few days ago when i was looking about laravel livewire and saw, and there was many issues with laravel livewire select2 implement. So here i will give you step by step simple example of select2 laravel livewire. So you can use with any version of laravel 6, laravel 7 and laravel 8.

Finally Let’s follow bellow step and you will get bellow layout:

Step 1: Install Laravel 8

First of all we need a fresh Laravel 8 version application using bellow command. So now open your terminal OR command prompt, and run bellow command:

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

Step 2: Install Livewire

Now in this step,i will simply install livewire on my laravel 8 application. So using bellow command:

composer require livewire/livewire

Step 3: Create Component

Now here i will create livewire component using their command. So run bellow command to create select2 component.

php artisan make:livewire select2

Now they created fies on both path:



Now both file we will update as bellow for our contact us form.


namespace App\Http\Livewire;
use Livewire\Component;
class Select2 extends Component
    public $selCity = '';
    public $cities = [
     * Write code on Method
     * @return response()
    public function render()
        return view('livewire.select2')->extends('layouts.app');


    <h1>Laravel Livewire Select2 Example - Codingspoint.com</h1>
    <strong>Select2 Dropdown: {{ $selCity }}</strong>
    <div wire:ignore>
        <select class="form-control" id="select2" >
            <option value="">-- Select City --</option>
            @foreach($cities as $city)
                <option value="{{ $city }}">{{ $city }}</option>
    $(document).ready(function() {
        $('#select2').on('change', function (e) {
            var data = $('#select2').select2("val");
            @this.set('selCity', data);

Step 4: Create Route

now we will create one route for calling our example, so let’s add new route to web.php file as bellow:


use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;
use App\Http\Livewire\Select2;
| Web Routes
| Here is where you can register web routes for your application. These
| routes are loaded by the RouteServiceProvider within a group which
| contains the "web" middleware group. Now create something great!
Route::get('select2', Select2::class);

Step 5: Create View File

here, we will create blade file for call form route. In this file we will use @livewireStyles, @livewireScripts. So let’s add it.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Laravel Livewire Example -Codingspoint.com</title>
    <script src="//cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
    <link href="//maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.1.1/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet" id="bootstrap-css">
    <script src="//maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.1.1/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
    <link href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/select2@4.1.0-rc.0/dist/css/select2.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/select2@4.1.0-rc.0/dist/js/select2.min.js"></script>
<div class="container">

Read also: How to telescope installation and configuration in laravel?

Now you can run using bellow command:

php artisan serve

Open bellow URL:


I hope it will help you on development.


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