HTMLSelectElement.disabled

The HTMLSelectElement.disabled is a boolean value that reflects the disabled HTML attribute, which indicates whether the control is disabled. If it is disabled, it does not accept clicks. A disabled element is unusable and un-clickable.

Value

A boolean value.

Examples

HTML

<label>
  Allow drinks?
  <input id="allow-drinks" type="checkbox" />
</label>

<label for="drink-select">Drink selection:</label>
<select id="drink-select" disabled>
  <option value="1">Water</option>
  <option value="2">Beer</option>
  <option value="3">Pepsi</option>
  <option value="4">Whisky</option>
</select>

JavaScript

const allowDrinksCheckbox = document.getElementById("allow-drinks");
const drinkSelect = document.getElementById("drink-select");

allowDrinksCheckbox.addEventListener("change", (event) => {
  drinkSelect.disabled = !event.target.checked;
}, false);

Result

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# dom-fe-disabled

Browser compatibility

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