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jQuery UI Cookbook by Adam Boduch

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Chapter 3. Crafting Buttons

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Making simple checklists
  • Controlling the spacing within buttonsets
  • Filling space with buttons automatically
  • Sorting buttons within a group
  • Using effects with the button hover state
  • Button icons and hiding text

Introduction

The button widget is an easy way to decorate the HTML button and link elements in your user interface. With a simple call to the button widget, we're able to decorate the standard elements with the theme framework found in jQuery UI. Additionally, there are two types of buttons. There is the singular notion of a button, the more popular use case. But there is also the notion of a buttonset—used in cases where we would like to decorate checkboxes and radio buttons found in ...

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