List.js is a handy way of adding searching and sorting to HTML lists and tables. It allows searching trough a list of items with multiple data fields per item. Read more on how it works and try some examples here.
So, for the ones who are interested in using List.js in a Yii2 project, here is a simple widget for it.
Yii 2.0 or above
The preferred way to install this extension is through composer. Either run