10 Best JavaScript Dark Mode Solutions

by jQueryScript,

As of 2020, you may have found that most operating systems (like iOS and Windows), mobile apps (like Facebook, Twitter), and even some websites have implemented Dark Mode.

What Is Dark Mode?

Dark Mode (also known as Dark Theme or Dark Appearance) is a popular design concept widely used in modern OS and App design.

It typically provides a switch that allows users to quickly toggle between Dark Mode and Light Theme according to their preferences or the current time.

Benefits Of Dark Mode:

As a developer, deploying dark mode on your website or web app has at least 3 benefits:

  • Save energy consumption on devices, as the screen demands more power when the background is white.
  • Reduce or prevent eyestrain when you stare at screens at nignt.
  • Provide users with more color scheme options.

The Best Dark Mode Solution:

In this blog post, you will find the 10 best JavaScript solutions that help developers quickly and easily implement Dark Mode on theire websites, blogs, or web applications. Have fun.

1. Dark Mode For Bootstrap - Dark Mode Switch

A JavaScript plugin uses Bootstrap switches component to create a switch button which allows the user to toggle between Dark Mode and Light Mode on your webpage.

Dark Mode For Bootstrap - Dark Mode Switch

[Demo] [Download]


2. Add Dark Mode To Webpage Using CSS mix-blend-mode – Darkmode.js

An easy-to-use JavaScript Dark Mode library which turns your webpage to dark (night) mode. Highly customizable and cookies enabled.

Add Dark Mode To Webpage Using CSS mix-blend-mode – Darkmode.js

[Demo] [Download]


3. Automatic Dark Mode Switcher – darkmode.js

A smart dark mode switcher that automatically switches between dark theme of light theme of your page based on the user’s local time and system scheme.

Automatic Dark Mode Switcher – darkmode.js

[Demo] [Download]


4. Minimal Dark Mode Toggler With CSS Variables – darken.js

A lightweight (2.5kb minified) JavaScript library that makes it easier to enable Dark Mode on your page using CSS variables.

Minimal Dark Mode Toggler With CSS Variables – darken.js

[Demo] [Download]


5. Handling Browser/OS Dark Mode With Darkmode.js

A native JavaScript to check and set browser/OS dark mode in an easy way.

Handling Browser/OS Dark Mode With Darkmode.js

[Demo] [Download]


6. Dark Mode Switcher For Bootstrap 4

A tiny JavaScript & CSS implementation of the trending dark mode theme for Bootstrap 4 framework.

Dark Mode Switcher For Bootstrap 4

[Demo] [Download]


7.Toggle Between Dard Mode And Light Mode With A Switch Button

A simple dark mode switcher that allows the visitor to toggles between dark theme and light theme with a pure CSS toggle button.

Toggle Between Dark/Light Modes Uisng CSS Variables – dark-theme

[Demo] [Download]


8. Switch Page Between Night Mode And Normal Style – Nightly.js

A simple, plain JavaScript plugin which applies night mode to your webpage to improve the readability of articles and videos while reading/watching at night.

Switch Page Between Night Mode And Normal Style – Nightly.js

[Demo] [Download]


9. Toggle Between Dark/Light Modes Using CSS Variables – dark-theme

A really simple dark mode library that enables a switcher to toggle between dark and light modes on the web application.

Toggle Between Dark/Light Modes Uisng CSS Variables – dark-theme

[Demo] [Download]


10. Minimal Dark & Light Mode Toggler For Bootstrap 4

Just another Bootstrap 4 Dark Mode plugin that allows the visitor to toggle between Dark Mode and Light Mode using the Bootstrap's color utility classes.

Minimal Dark & Light Mode Toggler For Bootstrap 4

[Demo] [Download]


More Resources:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to implement Dark Mode on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Dark Mode and JavaScript Dark Mode sections.