Fixing .autocomplete is not a function error in jQuery - Quick Solution

If you are encountering the error "autocomplete is not a function" in jQuery, don't worry - there is a quick solution to fix it. This error typically occurs when the jQuery UI library is not properly loaded or included in your project.

To resolve this issue, make sure you have included the jQuery UI library in your HTML file before your script that uses the autocomplete function. You can download the jQuery UI library from the official jQuery website or include it from a CDN:

<head>
  <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.6.0.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.13.0/jquery-ui.min.js"></script>
</head>

Once you have included the jQuery UI library, you can use the autocomplete function in your script. Here's an example code snippet:

<script>
  $(function() {
    var availableTags = [
      "Apple",
      "Banana",
      "Cherry",
      "Date",
      "Elderberry",
      "Fig",
      "Grape"
    ];
    $("#myInput").autocomplete({
      source: availableTags
    });
  });
</script>

In the example above, we have created an autocomplete input field with id "myInput" that will suggest options from the array "availableTags". Make sure to replace "myInput" with the id of your input field and "availableTags" with your own array of options.

By including the jQuery UI library and properly calling the autocomplete function, you should no longer encounter the "autocomplete is not a function" error in jQuery. Happy coding!

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