Reset Exposed Views Filter Select Options with Javascript

Last modified: 
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

A javascript to reset select fields created by Views exposed filters.

 * Resets options elements in Drupal exposed filters.
 * @param el String
 *  Start searching for options in this element.
 * @param default_value String
 *  Reset the field to the option whose value attribute matches default_value.
function clearDrupalSelectOptions(el, default_value) {
    var options = el.find("option");
    var widget = options.closest(".views-widget");
    options.each(function() {
        var option = $(this);
        if (option.val() == default_value) {
            option.attr("selected", true);
            widget.find(".chosen-single span").text(option.text());

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