The "select" Element

Attributes for "select"
TypeAttribute List
'Standard' Attributes"disabled", "multiple", "name", and "size"
New HTML5 Attributes"autofocus", "form", and "required"

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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 for more information.

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