How to get the value of selected radio button in a group using jQuery

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Answer: Use the jQuery :checked selector with val() method

The jQuery :checked selector can be used in conjugation with the val() to find the value of certain radio button inside a group.

  • <!DOCTYPE html>
  • <html lang="en">
  • <head>
  • <meta charset="UTF-8">
  • <title>jQuery Get Selected Radio Button Value</title>
  • <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.min.js"></script>
  • <script type="text/javascript">
  •     $(document).ready(function(){
  •         $("input[type='button']").click(function(){
  •             var radioValue = $("input[name='gender']:checked").val();
  •             if(radioValue){
  •                 alert("Your are a - " + radioValue);
  •             }
  •         });
  •         
  •     });
  • </script>
  • </head> 
  • <body>
  •     <h4>Please select your gender.</h4>
  •     <p> 
  •         <label><input type="radio" name="gender" value="male">Male</label> 
  •         <label><input type="radio" name="gender" value="female">Female</label>
  •     </p>
  •     <p><input type="button" value="Get Value"></p>
  • </body>
  • </html>

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