The select and collection select components allow users to choose an option from a long list.
Before using a select component try asking users questions which will allow you to present them with fewer options.
Asking questions means you’re less likely to need to use the select component and can consider using a different solution, such as radios.
#govuk_select helper offers extra control over the
contents of a
select element. Like its Rails counterpart,
#select the options can be set in a number of ways: