# How to get and set form element values with jQuery?

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To get a form value with jQuery, you need to use the val() function. To set a form value with jQuery, you need to use the val() function, but to pass it a new value.

## Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to get and set form element values with jQuery −

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){$("#buttonSet").click(function () {
$("#txtBox").val("Amit");$("input:radio").val(["male"]);
$("#buttonGet").removeAttr('disabled'); });$("#buttonGet").click(function () {
$("#result").html($("#txtBox").val() + "<br/>" +
);
});
});
</script>
<body>
Name <br />
<input id="txtBox" type="text" />
<br /><br />
Gender <br />
</html>