jQuery :checkbox Selector

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The jQuery :checkbox selector is used to select input elements with type checkbox.

Syntax

The syntax is as follows −

$(":checkbox")

Example

Let us see an example to implement the :checkbox selector in jQuery −

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
   $(document).ready(function(){
      $(":checkbox").wrap("<span style='border: 2px green dashed'>");
   });
</script>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Fill the form</h2>
<form action="">
ID: <input type="text" name="id"><br>
Rank: <input type="text" name="rank"><br>
Fav. Subjects:
Maths: <input type="checkbox" name="sub" value="maths">
English <input type="checkbox" name="sub" value="english"><br>
<input type="submit" value="Submit"><br>
</form>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Example

Let us see another example −

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
   $(document).ready(function(){
      $(":checkbox").wrap("<span style='background-color: orange'>");
   });
</script>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Hobbies</h2>
<form action="">
Player Name: <input type="text" name="name"><br>
Fav Sports
Football: <input type="checkbox" name="sp" value="football">
Cricket <input type="checkbox" name="sp" value="cricket"><br><br>
<input type="submit" value="Submit"><br>
</form>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

raja
Published on 05-Nov-2019 06:52:07
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