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The checkbox and radio button versions of input elements used in forms on the web are amongst the most difficult to style according to your overall web design. These elements will display differently depending on the user’s operating system, but we can change their appearance globally with the help of jQuery.
This roundup links up 12 jQuery plugins for styling checkbox and radio buttons, as well as other similar form elements, ranging from clean and minimal button styles to unique iPhone style toggle switches.
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This plugin is a jQuery styling plugin which allows you to skin form elements. It teaches you exactly what code snippets to use in order to achieve this result.
Switchery is a plugin that helps you turn your default HTML checkboxes into beautiful iOS 7 style switches.
This is a lightweight and beautiful jQuery plugin for radio and checkbox inputs.
rcswitcher is jquery plugin that transforms radio buttons and checkboxes into a nice switch button.
Ever wanted those flash iPhone on/off toggle switches on your web page? Now you can make them with jQuery! This plugin implements the iPhone toggles as replacements for standard HTML checkboxes.
Checkator is a jQuery-based replacement for radio and checkbox elements.
Do you want to create iPhone style radio buttons and check boxes? This tutorial teaches you what code snippets to use. Feel free to reuse the source code, or follow the steps below:
This plugin allows you to generate iPhone-style buttons from checkbox and radio elements.
This is a checkbox component based on Bootstrap framework.