Max A Max A - 9 months ago 77
HTML Question

Javascript bookmarklet to select drop down value?

Was hoping you guys can help me out. I cant seem to figure out how to make a bookmarklet to selecting options on a drop down menu on a webpage.

Hoping to acheive: make a bookmark on my chrome browser. When I click it on this page it will select the and select level 2 in the membership box

html of the webpage

<select name="membership" onchange="submit()">
<option value="1"> Level 1</option>
<option value="2"> Level 2</option>
<option value="3"> Level 3</option>

thanks. Really new to this.

Edit: Sorry i apologize. This is the current bookmark i tried to make

javascript:document.getElementById("membership").selectedIndex = 2; <

EDIT2 < realized probably cant use get element by id since the
<select name="membership"
is using name instead of
. Is there one that can search the name=?

EDIT 3 THANKS EVERYONE for your help here you guys are amazing and i've learned alot in the past 2 hrs wiht the different type of getelements* and queryselector. thanks sideroxylon!

Answer Source

This might get you started. First up you select the option you want. Then trigger the onchange event. Make sure you're passing the selected value.

document.getElementsByName('membership')[0].value = 2;

function submit(val) {
<select name="membership" onchange="submit(this.value)">
  <option value="1">Level 1</option>
  <option value="2">Level 2</option>
  <option value="3">Level 3</option>

Your bookmarklet should look something like this:

javascript:document.getElementsByName('membership')[0].value = 2;document.getElementsByName('membership')[0].onchange();