Posted By: Anonymous
Here’s my HTML:
<select id="ddlProducts" name="ddProducts"> <option>Product1 : Electronics </option> <option>Product2 : Sports </option> </select>
I want to make the name of the product (i.e. ‘Product1’, ‘Product2’ , etc) bold, and its categories(viz. Electronics, Sports, etc) italicized, using CSS only. I found an old question that mentioned it’s not possible using HTML and CSS, but hopefully, there’s a solution now.
There are only a few style attributes that can be applied to an
This is because this type of element is an example of a "replaced element". They are OS-dependent and are not part of the HTML/browser. It cannot be styled via CSS.
There are replacement plug-ins/libraries that look like a
<select> but are actually composed of regular HTML elements that CAN be styled.