HTML 4 option Tag
Also see HTML5
This page contains information about the HTML 4 version of this element. For a more up to date version, see HTML5
option tag is used in conjunction with the
select tag and is used for defining option items within the select list.
|Attributes specific to this tag:|
|selected||Specifies that this option will be pre-selected when the user first loads the page.|
|value||Specifies the initial value of the option item.|
|label||Specifies a label to be used as an alternative to the option item's contents. Useful if you'd prefer a shorter, more concise label.|
|class||Document wide identifier.|
|id||Document wide identifier|
|dir||Specifies the direction of the text|
|style||Inline style (CSS).|
|title||Specifies a title to associate with the element.|
|tabindex||Helps determine the tabbing order (when the user 'tabs' through the elements on the page).|
|disabled||Disables the input control. The button won't accept changes from the user. It also cannot receive focus and will be skipped when tabbing.|
|onclick||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|ondbclick||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmousedown||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmouseup||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmouseover||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmousemove||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onmouseout||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onkeypress||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onkeydown||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
|onkeyup||Intrinsic event (see event handlers)|
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The information on this page is based on HTML version 4.01. Most modern browsers now support HTML5, which is the next version of HTML after HTML 4.01.
<option> Tag for the HTML5 version of the above element.
Also see this list of HTML 5 tags for the latest version of HTML.