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HTML | DOM Option Object
  • Last Updated : 27 Jan, 2019

The DOM Option Object is used to represent the HTML <option> element. The Option element is accessed by getElementById().

Properties:

  • disabled: This attribute contains the value disabled which represents option is disabled.
  • label: This attribute contains the text value which represents the shorted label for the option.
  • selected: This attribute contains the value selected which represents the item is pre-selected when the browser loaded.
  • value: This attribute contains the value text which sent to the server.

Syntax:

document.getElementById("ID");

Where “id” is the ID assigned to the “Option” tag.

Example-1:






<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title> DOM Option Object</title>
    <style>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
          
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>DOM Option Object</h2>
    <select>
        <option>Choose an option</option>
          
        <!-- Assigning id to option tag. -->
        <option id="GFG" value="html">HTML</option>
        <option value="java">JAVA</option>
        <option value="C++">C++</option>
        <option value="php">PHP</option>
        <option value="perl">PERL</option>
    </select>
    <br>
    <br>
    <button onclick="geeks()">Submit</button>
    <p id="sudo"></p>
    <script>
        function geeks() {
            
            //  Accessing option object.
            var g = document.getElementById(
              "GFG").text;
            document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = g;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


:

Output:

Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Example-2: Option Object can be created by using the document.createElement Method.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title> DOM Option Object</title>
    <style>
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
          
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>DOM Option Object</h2>
    <select id="GFG">
    </select>
    <br>
    <br>
    <button onclick="geeks()">Submit</button>
    <p id="sudo"></p>
    <script>
        function geeks() {
            
            //  Creating option object.
            var g = document.createElement("OPTION");
            
            var f = document.createTextNode(
              "Choose an Option");
            
            g.appendChild(f);
            document.getElementById("GFG").appendChild(g);
            var x = document.createElement("OPTION");
            x.setAttribute("value", "HTML");
            var t = document.createTextNode("html");
            x.appendChild(t);
            document.getElementById("GFG").appendChild(x);
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>


Output:

Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Option Object are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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