Just wanted to make this little bit of information available on creating a <select> element to everyone and anyone who may need it.
The documentation is here: https://docs.grabaperch.com/templates/field-types/select/
If you need, to disable the first option, use an exclamation mark (!) before the option:
If you want to have that option selected, use the value attribute along with the corresponding option value:
That is all.