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jQuery Remove All Options From Select

Last Updated : Jul 1, 2023

jQuery Remove All Options From Select

In this article we will show you the solution of jQuery remove all options from select, to achieve the result remove() method from jquery helps you widely.

First you have to specify select element through attributes or tag name.

Along with you have to append child element of option without any specification.

If you give any value with option element that will removes particular option only.

Step By Step Guide On jQuery Remove All Options From Select :-

In this program, we defined select element with three default options. You can change these values if needed.

Then one button defined to load the process of elimination.

In the script block we specifying click() with button element to figure out the click event trigger.

Whenever click() event sensed at that time remove process proceeding. To achieve remove process you need to bind remove() with the select element.

        Remove options
<script src= "">
<select id="s">
<option value="val1"> Option 1</option>
<option value="val2"> Option 2</option>
<option value="val3"> Option 3</option>
<p id="txt"></p>
        $('button').on('click', function() {
            $('#txt').text( 'options removed!');
  1. <!DOCTYPE html> tag which is instruct the web browser about what version of HTML file written in.
  2. The<html> tag is used to indicate the beginning of HTML document.
  3. As above shown <head> tag is containing information about webpage and if you need any external file those links are declared here. <title> tag is used for set the webpage title.
  4. Both <head> and <title> tags having their pair end tag, so we need to close the ending tags respectively. If you’re not closed anyone of ending tag properly that is also affect the webpage result.
  5. <body> tag is beginning of main coding part because it contain coding of entire website blocks and elements described here.
  6. Foremost step you have to import cdn link of jquery to get error-free result.
  7. We defined select html element with three options 'Option1, Option2, Option3' with some value definition respectively.
  8. To select particular element you need to specify them. So pointing select element through id 's' then binding 'find()' method with value 'option', it refers whole option inside select tag.
  9. Then we need to append remove() method then you get target result. To notify users we inserting text message of 'options removed' at last.
  10. Both </body>,</html> tags closed respectively. </body> tag indicates the end of body, Then </html> tag indicates the end of HTML document.

Conclusion :-

In conclusion we are able to know how to remove all options from select element using jQuery.

When we execute this program on webpage of browser you can see select element with options.

Now user need to click on remove button to proceeds the whole process properly.

Otherwise you cannot see any changes. These are program needs internet support to expand the imported jQuery package.

Whenever you are importing external files to the program you need internet support.

I hope this article on jQuery remove all options from select helps you and the steps and method mentioned above are easy to follow and implement.

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