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Styling Checkboxes and Radio Buttons With CSS and JavaScript

Styling Checkboxes and Radio Buttons With CSS and JavaScript
This JavaScript and CSS will allow you to use custom images to style checkboxes, radio buttons and drop down menu select lists. Have you ever wanted to use your own images for checkboxes, radio buttons or select lists? This script will let you do that. Easily. The unobtrusive script gracefully degrades, so if JavaScript is disabled, normal form input objects appear instead of your customized elements. This works flawlessly in Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 7, Opera and others. The example This script is stand-alone and does not require jQuery or other library to work. View a more comprehensive example How does it work? In a nutshell, the JavaScript looks for every form element with class="styled" on it; hides the real form element; sticks a span tag with a CSS class on it next to the element; and, finally, mouse events are added to the span that handles the visual stages form inputs go through when they are clicked. Download the full script Download the CSS file The CSS The HTML Checkbox


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How To Create a Trendy Flat Style Nav Menu in CSS I’ve heard from a bunch of people who found my CSS drop down menu tutorial really useful, so today’s we’re going to build another menu with some fancy hover effects. With the Flat design trend being so popular we’ll use adopt this style for today’s menu by using bright solid colours and clean icons. We’ll be using various must-know CSS techniques so this is a great tutorial for any web designers learning the basics. Here’s the menu we’ll be building as part of this tutorial.

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Interactive Photo Desk with jQuery and CSS3 In this little experiment we created an interactive photo desk that provides some “realistic” interaction possibilities for the user. The idea is to have some photos on a surface that can be dragged and dropped, stacked and deleted, each action resembling the real world act. For example, if we drag a picture, […] View demoDownload source In this little experiment we created an interactive photo desk that provides some “realistic” interaction possibilities for the user. Create CSS 3D Transform Card Flip Gallery Introduction CSS 3D is the new black. There are many CSS tutorials and cool demonstrations out there and if you want to learn this cool new feature, you can check out one of our posts - Embrace the awesome CSS 3D transform.

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