Select Control

Elementor select control displays a simple select box field. It accepts an array in which the key is the option value and the value is the option name.

The control is defined in Control_Select class which extends Base_Data_Control class.

Note that when using the control, the type should be set using the \Elementor\Controls_Manager::SELECT constant.


Name Type Default Description
type string select The type of the control.
label string The label that appears above of the field.
description string The description that appears below the field.
show_label bool true Whether to display the label.
label_block bool false Whether to display the label in a separate line.
separator string default Set the position of the control separator. Available values are default, before, after and none. default will position the separator depending on the control type. before / after will position the separator before/after the control. none will hide the separator.
options array An array of key => value pairs: [ 'key' => 'value', ... ]
default string The field default value.

Return Value

(string) The selected option value.


class Elementor_Test_Widget extends \Elementor\Widget_Base {

	protected function _register_controls() {

				'label' => __( 'Content', 'plugin-name' ),
				'tab' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::TAB_CONTENT,

				'label' => __( 'Border Style', 'plugin-domain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::SELECT,
				'default' => 'solid',
				'options' => [
					'solid'  => __( 'Solid', 'plugin-domain' ),
					'dashed' => __( 'Dashed', 'plugin-domain' ),
					'dotted' => __( 'Dotted', 'plugin-domain' ),
					'double' => __( 'Double', 'plugin-domain' ),
					'none' => __( 'None', 'plugin-domain' ),



	protected function render() {
		$settings = $this->get_settings_for_display();
		echo '<div style="border-style: ' . $settings['border_style'] . '"> .. </div>';

	protected function _content_template() {
		<div style="border-style: {{ settings.border_style }}"> .. </div>


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