I have gone through this and several other examples the code simply doesn’t work when I pprint on the backend of django.
<select name="multiple-select" id="multiple-select" multiple> <option value="1">Books</option> <option value="2">Movies, Music & Games</option> <option value="3">Electronics & Computers</option> <option value="4">Home, Garden & Tools</option> <option value="5">Health & Beauty</option> <option value="6">Toys, Kids & Baby</option> <option value="7">Clothing & Jewelry</option> <option value="8">Sports & Outdoors</option> </select>
When I select multiple items, the last item is what will be printed out not an array of items as expected.
In Django, when you submit a form with a multiple select element, the selected values will be sent as a string in a comma-separated format. To access the selected values as a list, you can use the request.POST.getlist() method.
selected_values = request.POST.getlist('multiple-select')
This will return the selected items as a list of strings.
You can also use the request.POST.get() method, which will return a string with comma separated values
selected_values = request.POST.get('multiple-select') selected_values = selected_values.split(',')
You can then use this list to filter or perform any other operations you need on the selected values.
Please note that, in your HTML snippet, you have a select element with the name multiple-select, you can use that instead of the multiple-select in the above code snippet.