JavaScript: Setting the selected dropdown option by its index number

Long time no new entry. 🙂 Internship is keeping me very busy. In this blog entry I’ll show you how to select a drop down option by specifying its index number.

The JavaScript code:

The HTML code:

Refer to the JavaScript code. The selectionDD is the id of the <select> tag. The value 0 represents the index number of the option that we want to be selected, and will select the first option in the selection. Note that the index numbers start with 0, not 1.

Catzie

A Filipino who is a mobile & web developer on weekdays, and a baker on weekends. When I have time to spare, I blog, play video games, watch series (usually anime), cook dishes, draw, or spend a little time with pets. I also like traveling and recording song covers, but I only do so occasionally. Follow on Twitter: @catzie

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