The "optgroup" Element

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The "optgroup" element groups "option" elements with a common label. The common label is specified using the "label" attribute.

Attributes for "optgroup"
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'Standard' Attributes"disabled" and "label"

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  • In "select" elements, use "optgroup" to group related "option" elements. Label the option groups with the "label" attribute. Avoid using dummy list entries to delimit groups. Visit http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/H85 for more information.

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