HTMLSelectElement.options

The HTMLSelectElement.options read-only property returns a HTMLOptionsCollection of the <option> elements contained by the <select> element.

Syntax

var options = select.options;

Return value

A HTMLOptionsCollection containing the <option> elements contained by the <select> element.

Example

HTML

<label for="test">Label</label>
<select id="test">
  <option value="1">Option 1</option>
  <option value="2">Option 2</option>
</select>

JavaScript

window.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() {
  const select = document.getElementById("test");
  for(var i = 0; i < select.options.length; i++) {
    console.log(select.options[i].label); // "Option 1" and "Option 2"
  }
});

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard (HTML)
# dom-select-options-dev

Browser compatibility

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