HTML <option> tag

Usage

Specifies an individual option in a drop-down <select> list.

Example

Code:

<select>
<option value="cat">Cat</option>
<option value="dog">Dog</option>
<option value="hamster">Hamster</option>
</select>

Output:

Required Attributes

  • none

Optional Attributes

  • disabled - disables the option by default
  • label - defines a label for the option, for use when using <optgroup>
  • selected - specifies that the option will be selected by default
  • value - the value that will be passed to the processing page when the form is sent

Core Attributes