waqas adil waqas adil - 24 days ago 5x
jQuery Question

How to get text between <input> and <br> using jquery?

I want to get text between html tags instead of tags value.
For example:
there is a tag

<input id="item" type="checkbox" name="vehicle" value="bike" >I have a bike <br>

i just need the text
I have a bike
instead of the

Here is my Fiddle

Options Tag text is also not getting on the item list

Thanks In Advance for your kind help. Fiddle example will be appreciated.


Try this - to get the currently selected value:

var optionText = $('select :selected').val();

To get the currently selected text:

var optionText = $('select :selected').text();