then the value of the select will be located in the super global array $_GET['taskOption'].. Select elements typically have two values that you want to access. You can also preselect a value in dropdown list of items in HTML forms. The tag. The first option from the list of options is selected by default. Possible values: The text visible to the user can be different to the text in the value attribute of element has some unique attributes you can use to control it, such as multiple to specify whether multiple options can be selected, and size to specify how many options should be shown at once. HTMLSelectElement.selectedIndex A long reflecting the index of the first selected