How to get the selected option value in VueJS?

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To get the selected option value in VueJS. We are going to use the v-model component of VueJS. Using the component v-model we can implement the two-way binding. We are going to set the v-model value string for a single select option.

Short solution

parentComp.vue

<select v-model="selected">   
    <option value="">Select Site</option>
    <option value="sortoutcode">Sortoutcode</option>
    <option value="aguidehub">Aguidehub</option>
    <option value="infinitibility">Infinitibility</option>
</select>

Today, I am going to show you How you get the selected option value in VueJS?

Table of Content

  • Setup the Vue (Optional)
  • Create FirstComponent.vue and import it into App.js
  • How to get the value of the selected option?

This article will guide you to How do I get the selected option value in vueJS

Setup the Vue.js

First, we have to install the Vue project, I had installed the vueJS in my system. If you haven’t installed or have any problem with installation you can follow this article, it will show you step by step process of installation.

How to Install the VueJS project?

Create FirstComponent.vue and import it into App.js

Create the new component in the src/components/ components folder. The component name is FirstComponent.vue and imported into the App.js file:

App.js

<template>
  <FirstComp />
</template>

<script>
import FirstComp from "./components/FirstComp.vue";
export default {
  name: "App",
  components: {
    FirstComp: FirstComp,
  },
};
</script>

How to get the value of the selected option?

To access the selected option in Vuejs. We are going to use the v-model component which is provided by the vuejs. Component v-model is used as two-way data binding.

Let’s take a short example to better understand.

FirstComp.vue

<template>
  <div class="app-data">
    <h1>Welcome to sortoutcode.com</h1>
    <select v-model="selected">
      <option value="">Select Site</option>
      <option value="sortoutcode">Sortoutcode</option>
      <option value="aguidehub">Aguidehub</option>
      <option value="infinitibility">Infinitibility</option>
    </select>
    <p v-if="selectedOpt">Selected Option: {{ selectedOpt }}</p>
    <button @click="showData">Show</button>
  </div>
</template>
<script>
export default {
  name: "FirstComp",
  data() {
    return {
      selected: "",
      selectedOpt: "",
    };
  },
  methods: {
    showData() {
      this.selectedOpt = this.selected;
    },
  },
};
</script>

For now, let’s check the output.

Output

Get selected option value

Links

Here, is the above program code sandbox link of how to access the selected option value in vue js. Then you can use it whenever you went and do the changes as per your requirements.

Codesandbox

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