HTMLSelectElement.remove()

The HTMLSelectElement.remove() method removes the element at the specified index from the options collection for this select element.

Syntax

remove(index)

Parameters

  • index is a zero-based long for the index of the HTMLOptionElement to remove from the collection. If the index is not found the method has no effect.

Return value

None (undefined).

Examples

<select id="existingList" name="existingList">
    <option value="1">Option: Value 1</option>
    <option value="2">Option: Value 2</option>
    <option value="3">Option: Value 3</option>
</select>
let sel = document.getElementById("existingList");
sel.remove(1);

HTML is now:

<select id="existingList" name="existingList">
    <option value="1">Option: Value 1</option>
    <option value="3">Option: Value 3</option>
</select>

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# dom-select-remove

Browser compatibility

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See also