10 Best Toggle Switches In JavaScript & Pure CSS (2023 Update)

by jQueryScript,

Toggle switches are used in many front-end web applications requiring accessibility. It is very appealing and often useful to interact with live data. It can be used for switching between various views, sections or modes. 

They are inbuilt with iOS and other mobile operating systems. There is no need to write any code for it. But when it comes to building apps with HTML, CSS and JavaScript things get challenging.

Here are 10 best and top rated JavaScript & Pure CSS solutions to create user-friendly switch controls and toggle buttons for your web app. I hope you like it.

Originally Published Jan 03 2018, updated Jan 13 2023

Table of contents:

jQuery Toggle Switch Plugins:

CSS3 Animated jQuery Toggle Switch Plugin - rcSwitcher

A jQuery plugin that utilizes CSS3 transitions and transforms to generate smooth on/off toggle switches from regular checboxes and radio inputs.

CSS3 Animated jQuery Toggle Switch Plugin - rcSwitcher

[Demo] [Download]


iOS-like Smooth Tri-state Switch Plugin With jQuery - multiSwitch

A jQuery plugin for generating iOS-style smooth toggle switches from native checkboxes that work with 3 check states: on, off and null.

iOS-like Smooth Tri-state Switch Plugin With jQuery - multiSwitch

[Demo] [Download]


Basic ON/OFF Toggle Switches In jQuery - Switcher

An ultra-light jQuery plugin that transforms the native Checkbox and Radio Button elements into iOS inspired on/off toggle switches just with a JS call.

Basic ON/OFF Toggle Switches In jQuery - Switcher

[Demo] [Download]


Touch-friendly iOS Style Checkbox Plugin With jQuery - Simple Switch

A lightweight, mobile-friendly jQuery plugin for converting regular checkboxes into iOS-style toggle switches that support swipe events on touch services.

Touch-friendly iOS Style Checkbox Plugin With jQuery - Simple Switch

[Demo] [Download]


Cool Toggle Switch Animations With jQuery And Anime.js

A collection of cool, smoothly animated toggle switches based on jQuery, anime.js, CSS/CSS3, and Checkbox or Radio input.

Cool Toggle Switch Animations With jQuery And Anime.js

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JavaScript Toggle Switch Plugins:

switchery

A simple component that helps you turn your default HTML checkbox inputs into beautiful iOS style switches in just few simple steps. You can easily customize switches, so that they match your design perfectly.

switchery

[Demo] [Download]


Smooth iOS Style Slide Switch Component – SlideOn

A tiny and fast UI component that converts normal checkbox inputs into customizable slide switches.

Smooth iOS Style Slide Switch Component – SlideOn

[Demo] [Download]


CSS Only Toggle Switches:

Accessible CSS Only Toggle Switches

A pure CSS approach to creating beautiful, accessible toggle switches from checkboxes and radio buttons. Compatible with Bootstrap and Foundation CSS frameworks.

Accessible CSS Only Toggle Switches

[Demo] [Download]


Realistic iOS Switch In Pure CSS

Switchery is a simple jQuery Vanilla JavaScript plugin that converts the standard Html checkboxes into flat iOS style toggle switches with nice sliding effects.

Realistic iOS Switch In Pure CSS

Demo Download


el-checkbox

A pure CSS/CSS3 library to create custom checkboxes, radio buttons, and iOS-style toggle switches.

el-checkbox

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In this collection, you've seen the 10 best toggle switch libraries in JavaScript or CSS. I’ve chosen to display only the most original and perhaps best work in the bunch. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t others that are just as great; it means that if you really have time, you could spend all day scrolling through the endless hours of time put into these libraries and find yourself lost for days.

Looking for more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome Switches & Toggle Buttons on the web & mobile? See jQuery Switch and JavaScript/CSS Switch sections for more details.

Not A jQuery user? Check out our 10 Best Toggle Switch JavaScript And CSS Libraries.

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