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The <optgroup> Element


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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Accessibility Information & Tips

  • 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 https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/H85 for more information.

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