jQuery Mobile - Optgroup Selectmenu


The optgroup jQuery mobile elements is used to group the selection list and the <option> tags are used to define an item under that particular group in a selection list.


Following example demonstrates the use of optgroup selectmenu in the jQuery Mobile.

<!DOCTYPE html>
      <meta name = "viewport" content = "width = device-width, initial-scale = 1">
      <link rel = "stylesheet" href = "https://code.jquery.com/mobile/1.4.5/jquery.mobile-1.4.5.min.css">
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.3.min.js"></script>
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/mobile/1.4.5/jquery.mobile-1.4.5.min.js"></script>
      <h2>Custom Optgroup Select Menu Example</h2>
      <div class = "ui-field-contain">
         <label for = "select-custom">Custom Select</label>
         <select name = "select" id = "select" data-native-menu = "false">
            <optgroup label = "Karnataka">
               <option value = "1">Bangalore</option>
               <option value = "2">Mangalore</option>
               <option value = "3">Dharwad</option>
               <option value = "4">Belgaum</option>
            <optgroup label = "Maharastra">
               <option value = "5">Mumbai</option>
               <option value = "6">Pune</option>
               <option value = "7">Thane</option>


Let's carry out the following steps to see how the above code works −

  • Save the above html code as selectmenu_custom_optgroup.html file in your server root folder.

  • Open this HTML file as http://localhost/selectmenu_custom_optgroup.html and the following output will be displayed.

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