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The optgroup tag, or Option Group element, creates a group of related options or choices within a <select> tag.


Group related options into smaller categorized lists to make them easier to handle for the user than single longer lists.

<select name="colors" id="colors">
  <optgroup label="Blue Colors">
    <option value="blue">Blue</option>
    <option value="aqua">Aqua</option>
    <option value="sky">Sky</option>    
  <optgroup label="Red Colors">
    <option value="red">Red</option>
    <option value="red-orange">red Orange</option>
    <option value="fire">Fire</option>    


Designates the option group should be disabled.

Provides a label for the option group.

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