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  • Last Updated : 25 May, 2022

jQuery UI consists of GUI widgets, visual effects, and themes implemented using HTML, CSS, and jQuery. jQuery UI is great for building UI interfaces for the webpages. The jQuery UI selectmenu widget can provide us with select options. We can use this widget to make a form for different actions.

The jQuery UI Selectmenu menuWidget() method returns a jQuery object that contains the menu element.

Syntax:

$( ".selector" ).selectmenu("menuWidget");

Parameters: This method does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: This method returns an object that contains the menu element of the selectmenu widget.

CDN Link: First, add jQuery UI scripts needed for your project.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css”>
<script src=”//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js”></script>
<script src=”//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js”></script>

Example: This example describes the uses of the jQuery UI Selectmenu menuWidget() method.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>
        jQuery UI Selectmenu menuWidget() Method
    </title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href=
"//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
    <script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js">
    </script>
    <script src="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js">
    </script>
</head>
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color: green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
        <h3>jQuery UI Selectmenu menuWidget() Method</h3>
        <label for="sub">Select Computer Subject:</label>
        <select name="sub" id="sub">
            <option value="html">HTML</option>
            <option value="css">CSS</option>
            <option value="js">JavaScript</option>
            <option value="java">Java</option>
            <option value="python">Python</option>
        </select>
        <br><br>
        <input type="button" id="btn" 
            style="padding: 5px 15px;" 
            value="Selectmenu menuWidget() Method">
    </center>
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("#sub").selectmenu();
            $("#btn").on('click', function() {
                console.log($("#sub").selectmenu("menuWidget"));
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
</html>


Output:

 

Reference: https://api.jqueryui.com/selectmenu/#method-menuWidget


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