Dropdown Filter On Specific Column In Datatable

<table id="example" class="display" style="width:100%">
<thead>
<tr>
<th>Name</th>
<th>Position</th>
<th>Office</th>
<th>Age</th>
<th>Start date</th>
<th>Salary</th>
</tr>
</thead>
<tbody>
<tr>
<td>Tiger Nixon</td>
<td>System Architect</td>
<td>Edinburgh</td>
<td>61</td>
<td>2011-04-25</td>
<td>$320,800</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Garrett Winters</td>
<td>Accountant</td>
<td>Tokyo</td>
<td>63</td>
<td>2011-07-25</td>
<td>$170,750</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Ashton Cox</td>
<td>Junior Technical Author</td>
<td>San Francisco</td>
<td>66</td>
<td>2009-01-12</td>
<td>$86,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Cedric Kelly</td>
<td>Senior Javascript Developer</td>
<td>Edinburgh</td>
<td>22</td>
<td>2012-03-29</td>
<td>$433,060</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Airi Satou</td>
<td>Accountant</td>
<td>Tokyo</td>
<td>33</td>
<td>2008-11-28</td>
<td>$162,700</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Brielle Williamson</td>
<td>Integration Specialist</td>
<td>New York</td>
<td>61</td>
<td>2012-12-02</td>
<td>$372,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Herrod Chandler</td>
<td>Sales Assistant</td>
<td>San Francisco</td>
<td>59</td>
<td>2012-08-06</td>
<td>$137,500</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Rhona Davidson</td>
<td>Integration Specialist</td>
<td>Tokyo</td>
<td>55</td>
<td>2010-10-14</td>
<td>$327,900</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Colleen Hurst</td>
<td>Javascript Developer</td>
<td>San Francisco</td>
<td>39</td>
<td>2009-09-15</td>
<td>$205,500</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Sonya Frost</td>
<td>Software Engineer</td>
<td>Edinburgh</td>
<td>23</td>
<td>2008-12-13</td>
<td>$103,600</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Jena Gaines</td>
<td>Office Manager</td>
<td>London</td>
<td>30</td>
<td>2008-12-19</td>
<td>$90,560</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Quinn Flynn</td>
<td>Support Lead</td>
<td>Edinburgh</td>
<td>22</td>
<td>2013-03-03</td>
<td>$342,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Charde Marshall</td>
<td>Regional Director</td>
<td>San Francisco</td>
<td>36</td>
<td>2008-10-16</td>
<td>$470,600</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Haley Kennedy</td>
<td>Senior Marketing Designer</td>
<td>London</td>
<td>43</td>
<td>2012-12-18</td>
<td>$313,500</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Tatyana Fitzpatrick</td>
<td>Regional Director</td>
<td>London</td>
<td>19</td>
<td>2010-03-17</td>
<td>$385,750</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Michael Silva</td>
<td>Marketing Designer</td>
<td>London</td>
<td>66</td>
<td>2012-11-27</td>
<td>$198,500</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Paul Byrd</td>
<td>Chief Financial Officer (CFO)</td>
<td>New York</td>
<td>64</td>
<td>2010-06-09</td>
<td>$725,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Gloria Little</td>
<td>Systems Administrator</td>
<td>New York</td>
<td>59</td>
<td>2009-04-10</td>
<td>$237,500</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Bradley Greer</td>
<td>Software Engineer</td>
<td>London</td>
<td>41</td>
<td>2012-10-13</td>
<td>$132,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Dai Rios</td>
<td>Personnel Lead</td>
<td>Edinburgh</td>
<td>35</td>
<td>2012-09-26</td>
<td>$217,500</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Jenette Caldwell</td>
<td>Development Lead</td>
<td>New York</td>
<td>30</td>
<td>2011-09-03</td>
<td>$345,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Yuri Berry</td>
<td>Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)</td>
<td>New York</td>
<td>40</td>
<td>2009-06-25</td>
<td>$675,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Caesar Vance</td>
<td>Pre-Sales Support</td>
<td>New York</td>
<td>21</td>
<td>2011-12-12</td>
<td>$106,450</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Doris Wilder</td>
<td>Sales Assistant</td>
<td>Sydney</td>
<td>23</td>
<td>2010-09-20</td>
<td>$85,600</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Angelica Ramos</td>
<td>Chief Executive Officer (CEO)</td>
<td>London</td>
<td>47</td>
<td>2009-10-09</td>
<td>$1,200,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Gavin Joyce</td>
<td>Developer</td>
<td>Edinburgh</td>
<td>42</td>
<td>2010-12-22</td>
<td>$92,575</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Jennifer Chang</td>
<td>Regional Director</td>
<td>Singapore</td>
<td>28</td>
<td>2010-11-14</td>
<td>$357,650</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Brenden Wagner</td>
<td>Software Engineer</td>
<td>San Francisco</td>
<td>28</td>
<td>2011-06-07</td>
<td>$206,850</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Fiona Green</td>
<td>Chief Operating Officer (COO)</td>
<td>San Francisco</td>
<td>48</td>
<td>2010-03-11</td>
<td>$850,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Shou Itou</td>
<td>Regional Marketing</td>
<td>Tokyo</td>
<td>20</td>
<td>2011-08-14</td>
<td>$163,000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Michelle House</td>
<td>Integration Specialist</td>
<td>Sydney</td>
<td>37</td>
<td>2011-06-02</td>
<td>$95,400</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Suki Burks</td>
<td>Developer</td>
<td>London</td>
<td>53</td>
<td>2009-10-22</td>
<td>$114,500</td>
</tr>
</tbody>
<tfoot>
<tr>
<th>Name</th>
<th>Position</th>
<th>Office</th>
<th>Age</th>
<th>Start date</th>
<th>Salary</th>
</tr>
</tfoot>
</table>
$(document).ready(function () {
$('#example').DataTable({
initComplete: function () {
this.api()
.columns()
.every(function () {
var column = this;
var select = $('<select><option value=""></option></select>')
.appendTo($(column.footer()).empty())
.on('change', function () {
var val = $.fn.dataTable.util.escapeRegex($(this).val());

column.search(val ? '^' + val + '$' : '', true, false).draw();
});

column
.data()
.unique()
.sort()
.each(function (d, j) {
select.append('<option value="' + d + '">' + d + '</option>');
});
});
},
});
});

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