HTML <option> disabled Attribute

The disabled attribute for <option> element in HTML is used to specify that the option value is disabled. A disabled option is un-clickable and unusable. It is a boolean attribute.

Syntax:

<option disabled>option values...</option>

Example:

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
    <head
        <title>HTML option disabled Attribute</title
    </head
  
    <body style = "text-align:center">    
        <h1 style = "color: green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>HTML option disabled Attribute</h2>
  
        <p>Bubble sort is disabled.</p>
        <select>
            <!--A disabled option-->
            <option value="bubble" disabled>Bubble sort</option>
            <option value="insertion">Insertion sort</option>
            <option value="merge">Merge sort</option>
        </select><br>
    </body
</html

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Output:
disabledoption

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by <option> disabled attribute are listed below:

  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome 1.0
  • Firefox 1.0
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer 8.0


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