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Custom Radio Buttons

input[type="checkbox"] {
    clip: rect(0,0,0,0);
    clip: rect(0 0 0 0);

input[type="checkbox"] + label::before {
    content: url('checkbox.png');

input[type="checkbox"]:checked + label::before {
    content: url('checkbox-checked.png');

#foo doesn't reference any particular element, it's there purely to prevent browsers from implementing the later selectors if it doesn't understand that (since most browsers will drop the entire selector if any part of it fails).

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  1. MaksimC

    I use :root pseudoselector to do the same thing.

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    Thanks! Huge help!

  3. Benjamin Blum
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    Will this work for wpec?

  4. David
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    This is super slick, but I am using this on an iPad 3 retina screen and now I’m not sure how to target the item with any manner to…retinize. Any thoughts?

  5. Thanks – saved my life!

  6. Diego
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    Great! very nice

  7. Allan
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    Yes this seems nice, but I also need styling for radio buttons. Do you have anything for that?


  8. Allan
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    Hello again,

    in looking over the code I do not understand the


    part of the code.

    What does the html look like for this css?

    It just seems to be incomplete without the other half of the picture.

    Thank you

  9. Reference url not working.

  10. Madhu K Pillai
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    Please provide us a demonstration page??

  11. tarek

    yea we need a demo for this plz

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