HTML Select tag


Create a select list with four options:
  <option value="volvo">Volvo</option>
  <option value="saab">Saab</option>
  <option value="mercedes">Mercedes</option>
  <option value="audi">Audi</option>

Definition and Usage

The <select> tag is used to create a select list (drop-down list).
The <option> tags inside the select element define the available options in the list.

Browser Support

The <select> tag is supported in all major browsers.

Differences Between HTML and XHTML


Tips and Notes

Tip: The select element is a form control and can be used in a form to collect user input.

Optional Attributes

DTD indicates in which DTD the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.

Attribute Value Description DTD
disabled disabled Specifies that a drop-down list should be disabled STF
multiple multiple Specifies that multiple options can be selected STF
name name Specifies the name of a drop-down list STF
size number Specifies the number of visible options in a drop-down list STF

Standard Attributes

id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang, accesskey, tabindex
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