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The option tag represents an option in a <select> list.

Syntax

<option> tags are inside of a <select>, <optgroup>, or <datalist> tag.

<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>
  <optgroup label="Red Colors">
    <option value="red">Red</option>
    <option value="red-orange">red Orange</option>
    <option value="fire">Fire</option>    
  </optgroup>
</select>

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