The :selected selector is used to select option elements those are pre-selected.
Note: To retrieve only the check-boxes or radio buttons, use the :checked selector.
Below examples illustrate the :selected selector in jQuery:
Example 1: This example use CSS property to all pre-selected elements. The background-color of pre-selected element is red, which is changed by :selected selector.
Example 2:This example is similar to previous-one.
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