Toggle Switches using input radio and CSS3

Here's a very cool piece of CSS.

Style an input radio button to make it look like a switch button.

This CSS will look great on Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera but not Internet Explorer. You might want to create a specific IE stylesheet to style the radio buttons different.

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CSS


body {
font: 13px/20px "Lucida Grande", Tahoma, Verdana, sans-serif;
color: #404040;
background: #363a41;
}

.container {
margin: 50px auto;
width: 120px;
}

.switch {
position: relative;
margin: 20px auto;
height: 26px;
width: 120px;
background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.25);
border-radius: 3px;
-webkit-box-shadow: inset 0 1px 3px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.3), 0 1px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.1);
box-shadow: inset 0 1px 3px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.3), 0 1px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.1);
}

.switch-label {
position: relative;
z-index: 2;
float: left;
width: 58px;
line-height: 26px;
font-size: 11px;
color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.35);
text-align: center;
text-shadow: 0 1px 1px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.45);
cursor: pointer;
}

.switch-label:active {
font-weight: bold;
}

.switch-label-off {
padding-left: 2px;
}

.switch-label-on {
padding-right: 2px;
}

.switch-input {
display: none;
}

.switch-input:checked + .switch-label {
font-weight: bold;
color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.65);
text-shadow: 0 1px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.25);
-webkit-transition: 0.15s ease-out;
-moz-transition: 0.15s ease-out;
-o-transition: 0.15s ease-out;
transition: 0.15s ease-out;
}

.switch-input:checked + .switch-label-on ~ .switch-selection {
/* Note: left: 50% doesn't transition in WebKit */
left: 60px;
}

.switch-selection {
display: block;
position: absolute;
z-index: 1;
top: 2px;
left: 2px;
width: 58px;
height: 22px;
background: #65bd63;
border-radius: 3px;
background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #9dd993, #65bd63);
background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #9dd993, #65bd63);
background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #9dd993, #65bd63);
background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #9dd993, #65bd63);
-webkit-box-shadow: inset 0 1px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.5), 0 0 2px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
box-shadow: inset 0 1px rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.5), 0 0 2px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2);
-webkit-transition: left 0.15s ease-out;
-moz-transition: left 0.15s ease-out;
-o-transition: left 0.15s ease-out;
transition: left 0.15s ease-out;
}

.switch-blue .switch-selection {
background: #3aa2d0;
background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #4fc9ee, #3aa2d0);
background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #4fc9ee, #3aa2d0);
background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #4fc9ee, #3aa2d0);
background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #4fc9ee, #3aa2d0);
}

.switch-yellow .switch-selection {
background: #c4bb61;
background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #e0dd94, #c4bb61);
background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #e0dd94, #c4bb61);
background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #e0dd94, #c4bb61);
background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #e0dd94, #c4bb61);
}

Source: http://codepen.io/Thibaut/details/iomak

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