Get Selected Text From Drop-Down List or Select Box Using JQuery




Here we consider how to get the Selected Text From Drop-Down List Using JQuery. Suppose we have a dropdownlist with some options inside.

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The above Dropdownlist is having three Values inside. When you click on the Button, the selected Text on the Select Box will get alerted.




For getting the selected Text from SelectBox in jquery, follow these code.

$(function () {
         $('#btnSubmit').click(function () {
                  $("#ddlSelectItem option:selected").text();
                   alert( $("#ddlSelectItem option:selected").text() );
         })
})



That's all, when you click on the Button, the selected Text will get alerted.