CSS Checkbox style: It is an element of HTML, which is used to get input from various users. It is difficult to style any checkbox. However, some elements make it simple to design the checkbox, i.e., pseudo-elements.

Generally, these HTML elements are used on all the websites. However, without applying any style, these elements look the same on all the websites. Thus, styling them can create our website more attractive and different. We must hide the real checkbox to design the checkbox. It is a creative and interesting to style various checkboxes with the use of CSS. It will give a beautiful and a new view of any default checkbox.

Let’s consider some examples to clearly understand the checkbox stylish concept:

Example 1:

In the following example, we will use the ‘~’ symbol which is a sibling combinator. It selects every element that can be preceded by any previous selector. We should also apply a pseudo-class :hover for styling a checkbox if any user points the mouse over it.

Output:

CSS Checkbox style

Example 2:

In the following example, we will see a modified checkmark.

Output:

CSS Checkbox style

Example 3:                  

We will see another illustration of checkbox styling. In the following example, we feel a ripple consequence, which makes any checkbox more interesting. It will provide us a unique view to our checkbox. We are using the ‘~’ symbol which is a sibling combinator, similar as above examples. Every element will be selected by using this symbol preceded by a former selector. We can also apply some of the pseudo-classes like :checked, :before, :after, etc.

With the use of CSS, we are creating a ripple effect inside a checkbox as follows:

Output:

CSS Checkbox style

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