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nicholas maddren
nicholas maddren
12,793 Points

Parsing SQL data based on the 'Make' and 'Model'

Hey guys having a bit of a nightmare here, I'm trying to save an option that a user selects in my form however I am unsure how I can achieve this.

For example I have this code:

<select class="form-control select-box">
                 <option value="make-any">Make (Any)</option>
                 <?php while($make = $makeFilter->fetch(PDO::FETCH_ASSOC))
                 echo '
                 <option value="'.$make["Make"].'">'.$make["Make"].'</option>
                 } ?>

When a user selects one of the options I want it to save the option that has been selected.

How can I do this?

1 Answer

Chris Hubbard
Chris Hubbard
2,253 Points


Not exactly sure what you mean by 'save', but if you mean you want to access the selected option for use in Javascript, it would go something like this:

// Listen for the form change
$('select.form-control').on('change', function() {
  // Look for selected option
  $('select.form-control option:selected).each(function() {
    // Do something with selected option
    var currentValue = $(this).val();
    alert (currentValue);