jquery option selected
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jquery get selected option value

user1062

var selectedOptionText = $('#mySelectID').find(":selected").text();//selected option text
var selectedOptionVal = $('#mySelectID').find(":selected").val();//selected option value

select option value jquery

user3233

$("select.country").change(function(){
  var selectedCountry = $(this).children("option:selected").val();
  alert("You have selected the country - " + selectedCountry);
});

jquery selected option

user5000

$( "#myselect option:selected" ).val();

jquery option selected

user1608

$('.selDiv option:eq(1)').prop('selected', true)

jquery option selected value

user4927

<select id="myselect">
    <option value="1">Mr</option>
    <option value="2" selected="selected">Mrs</option>
    <option value="3">Ms</option>
    <option value="4">Dr</option>
    <option value="5">Prof</option>
</select>

<script>
  alert($( "#myselect" ).val()); //alert '2'
  //OR
  alert($( "#myselect option:selected" ).attr('value')); //alert '2'
  
  //Use this if you want to get the label and not the value
  alert($( "#myselect option:selected" ).text()); //alert 'Mrs'
</script>

get text in select jquery

user8634

$("#id option:selected").text();