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  • Last Updated : 20 Jan, 2022

jQuery Mobile is a web-based technology used to make responsive content that can be accessed on all smartphones, tablets, and desktops. In this article, we will be using the jQuery Mobile Selectmenu create event. This event is triggered when the selectmenu widget is created.


Initializing the Selectmenu create event.

$( ".selector" ).selectmenu({
 create: function( event, ui ) {}
  • Binding an event listener to the table create event.

    $( ".selector" ).on( "selectcreate", function( event, ui ) {} );

Parameters: It accepts a callback function that has two parameters.

  • event: It accepts event type value.
  • ui: It accepts Object type value. The ui object can be empty but used for consistency with other events.

CDN Link: First, add jQuery Mobile scripts needed for your project.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”//”>
<script src=”//”></script>
<script src=”//”></script>

Example: This example describes the jQuery Mobile Selectmenu create Event.


<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" 
          content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
    <link rel="stylesheet" 
    <script src=
    <script src=
        .highlight {
            border: 5px solid green;
        <div data-role="page">
            <h1 style="color:green;">
            <h3>jQuery Mobile Selectmenu create Event</h3>
            <div role="main" class="ui-content">
                <label for="GFG" class="select">
                    GeeksforGeeks Courses:
                <select name="GFG" id="GFG">
                    <option value="C">C Programming</option>
                    <option value="CPP">C++ Programming</option>
                    <option value="JAVA">Java Programming</option>
                    <option value="overnight">Python Programming</option>
                    <option value="WEB">Web Development</option>
            <div id="log"></div>
        $(document).ready(function () {
                create: function (event, ui) { }
            $("#GFG").on("selectcreate", function (event, ui) { });
            $("#log").html('Selectmenu widget has been created.');


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