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Imageless Custom Checkboxes and Radio Buttons with CSS3

Demo

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For complete form styling solution, you could give a try to AcidJs.Forms.

The CSS

/**
 * @info Custom Imageless CSS Skinning for Checkboxes and Radiobuttons
 * @author Martin Ivanov
 * @web http://wemakesites.net
 * @blog http://acidmartin.wordpress.com/
 * @twitter https://twitter.com/wemakesitesnet
 */

:root .css3-radios label,
:root .css3-radios input[type="radio"] + span,
:root .css3-radios input[type="radio"] + span::before,
:root .css3-checkboxes label,
:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"] + span,
:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"] + span::before
{
    display: inline-block;
    vertical-align: middle;
}

:root .css3-radios,
:root .css3-checkboxes
{
    position: relative;
}

:root .css3-radios label *,
:root .css3-checkboxes label *
{
    cursor: pointer;
}

:root .css3-radios input[type="radio"],
:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"]
{
    opacity: 0;
    position: absolute;
}

:root .css3-radios input[type="radio"] + span,
:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"] + span
{
    font: normal 11px/14px Arial, Sans-serif;
    color: #333;
}

:root .css3-radios label:hover span::before,
:root .css3-checkboxes label:hover span::before
{
    -moz-box-shadow: 0 0 2px #ccc;
    -webkit-box-shadow: 0 0 2px #ccc;
    box-shadow: 0 0 2px #ccc;
}

:root .css3-radios label:hover span,
:root .css3-checkboxes label:hover span
{
    color: #000;
}

:root .css3-radios input[type="radio"] + span::before,
:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"] + span::before
{
    content: "";
    width: 12px;
    height: 12px;
    margin: 0 4px 0 0;
    border: solid 1px #a8a8a8;
    line-height: 14px;
    text-align: center;
    
    -moz-border-radius: 100%;
    -webkit-border-radius: 100%;
    border-radius: 100%;
    
    background: #f6f6f6;
    background: -moz-radial-gradient(#f6f6f6, #dfdfdf);
    background: -webkit-radial-gradient(#f6f6f6, #dfdfdf);
    background: -ms-radial-gradient(#f6f6f6, #dfdfdf);
    background: -o-radial-gradient(#f6f6f6, #dfdfdf);
    background: radial-gradient(#f6f6f6, #dfdfdf);
}

:root .css3-radios input[type="radio"]:checked + span::before,
:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"]:checked + span::before
{
    color: #666;
}

:root .css3-radios input[type="radio"]:disabled + span,
:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"]:disabled + span
{
    cursor: default;
    
    -moz-opacity: .4;
    -webkit-opacity: .4;
    opacity: .4;
}

:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"] + span::before
{
    -moz-border-radius: 2px;
    -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
    border-radius: 2px;
}

:root .css3-radios input[type="radio"]:checked + span::before
{
    content: "\2022";
    font-size: 24px;
}

:root .css3-checkboxes input[type="checkbox"]:checked + span::before
{
    content: "\2714";
    font-size: 12px;
}

The Markup

            
            <p class="options-block">If you are looking for a feature-complete 
                form styling solution, you may want to check <a href="http://wemakesites.net/?pageid=details&component=forms-js" target="_blank">AcidJs.Forms</a>.</p>
            
<ul class="css3-radios">
    <li><label><input type="radio" checked="checked" name="radios-01" /><span>checked radio button</span></label></li>
    <li><label><input type="radio" name="radios-01" /><span>unchecked radio button</span></label></li>
    <li><label><input type="radio" name="radios-01" disabled="disabled" /><span>disabled radio button</span></label></li>
</ul>

<ul class="css3-checkboxes">
    <li><label><input type="checkbox" checked="checked" name="checkbox-01" /><span>selected checkbox</span></label></li>
    <li><label><input type="checkbox" name="checkbox-02" /><span>unselected checkbox</span></label></li>
    <li><label><input type="checkbox" name="checkbox-03" disabled="disabled" /><span>disabled checkbox</span></label></li>
</ul>
<p> </p>
<p>For complete form styling solution, you could give a try to <a href="http://wemakesites.net/#!/details?component=forms-js" target="_blank">AcidJs.Forms</a>.</p>