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Style checkbox with CSS and Icon Fonts with help of alt-checkbox jQuery plugin. It's a nice alternative for standard html checkbox.

Demo and Home Page


  • It hides standard html "input checkbox" but synchronizes with it
  • It uses icon fonts
  • It scales as you want. You just set up a font-size and that's all
  • It can be styled as you wish with help of css
  • It's possible to navigate and check with keyboard (tab and space)

alt-checkbox plugin is under the MIT license.

Release 2.0.0

  • Plugin refactoring, less number of files.
  • Default flat background of checkboxes.
  • cdnjs urls for jquery, font awesome, etc.
  • New jquery, font awesome.


Tested in the following browsers:

  • Chrome 28
  • FireFox 22
  • Opera 12
  • IE 9
  • Safari 5