I have a SP app and one of functions is to change background color but the problem is that when I choose a color in drop down there's nothing happening.

<select id ="selectColor">

var opt = $("#selectColor");

$(document).ready(function () {
    $("#selectColor").change(function () {
        if ($(this).text == "blue") {
            document.body.style.backgroundColor = "blue";

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It is failing here, ($(this).text == "blue"). JavaScript is case sensitive, blue != Blue. Either give your options values and evaluate the values, or do a to lower comparison.

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