Examples Fancy-Fields

Fancy Fields is a jQuery plugin to create Forms with a Custom Look. It is useful for web designers, it can create Checkbox and Radio buttons, Select drop-down lists, text and textarea fields with a nice design that you can style it in CSS.

• To DOWNLOAD this script, click: (470 KB) - version: 1.2.


1. First, to use this plugin, copy the "jqfields" folder with all its files on your server. The script comes with jQuery 1.10.2 ("jquery.js" in "jqfields/" directory).
2. Include these files in the <head> zone of your web page: Fancy-Fields css styles, jQuery library, the Fancy-Fields jQuery plugin.
<script src="jqfields/jquery.js"></script>

<!-- jquery-ui is necessary only if you want to use custom scroll-bar for select drop-down lists -->
<script src="jqfields/jquery-ui.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

<link href="jqfields/fancyfields.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<script src="jqfields/fancyfields-1.2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

"fancyfields.css" is the basic theme. There are also other predefined themes in the "jqfields" folder: "fancyfields2.css", "fancyfields_blue.css", "fancyfields_green.css" ... If you want one of these themes, just replace the "fancyfields.css" whit the name of that file.

3. Then, add the following code to the document ready.
- Every form element in a div with ID "myForm" will be transformed to a styled form element.
If you want to apply Fancy-Fields only to a specified form element, for example to a <select> element, add an ID to that <select> tag and write this code:
You can also create dinamycally select drop-down lists, by using this formula:
// defines an  array of arrays with 2 ["text","value"] values or 1 ["text and value"] value
var listOptions = [["select","0"],["option1", "val1"],["option2", "val2"], ["optionval3"]];

// or change the options of a Select list
• Fancy-Fields has a set of options to work with the custom form fields, to enable /disable form elements, custom scroll bar for select box, get the selected /checked value, and other useful options and events. Details and code examples are in the "Readme.html" file, in the archive with this script.

Examples Fancy-Fields




Select with icons:

Select with custom scroll bar:

Text fields:

• The Fancy fields home page is at: http://www.jqfancyfields.com/

Daily Test with Code Example

Which tag renders as emphasized text, displaying the text oblique?
<strong> <pre> <em>
<p>Web development courses: <em>CoursesWeb.net</em></p>
Which CSS property defines the space between the element border and its content?
margin padding position
h3 {
  padding: 2px 0.2em;
Click on the method which returns the first element that matches a specified group of selectors.
getElementsByName() querySelector() querySelectorAll()
// gets first Div with class="cls", and shows its content
var elm = document.querySelector("div.cls");
Indicate the PHP variable that contains data from a form sent with method="post".
if(isset($_POST["field"])) {
  echo $_POST["field"];
Fancy-Fields Custom Forms Look

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