select element



Select element is used to create drop down list box.
<option value="Text">Text</option> </select>
Element Specific attributes supported by this element are:
autofocus autofocus When webpage loads, the drop down list must automatically get focus.
disabled disabled Indicates that the drop down list must be disabled.
form form_id Illustrates the forms, which belongs to select field.
multiple multiple Enables user to pick multiple items at once.
name text Fixes name for the drop down list.
size number Specifies the total number of visible options in drop down list.

Example Code:

Result :

Who is the captain of Real Madrid?

  • It acts as the intercative element as it helps to acquire inputs from user.
  • <Option> must be used inside <select> to create choices/option list.
  • User can create unlimited options of his/her choice.
It is available in the previous versions of HTML.
It supports both Global Attributes and Event Attributes in HTML5.


It is applicable to all major browsers.

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