get selected option text jquery
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jquery get selected option value

user1573

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

get text of selected option jquery

user9745

$('#id').children(':selected').text();

get text selected option jquery

user3908

$('#id option:selected').text()

jquery selected option text

user465

 $("#mySelect option:selected").html();

get selected option text jquery

user9457

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

get selected option text jquery

user6733

I think this should be $("#yourdropdownid").children("option").filter(":selected").text() since is() returns a boolean of whether the object matches the selector or not.