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How to check and uncheck a html checkbox using JQuery

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 12 sec read >

We will use a checkbox with ID “myCheckbox” in this example

First to check a checkbox using JQuery use the following code, remember to replace “myCheckbox” with the ID of your checkbox

$('#myCheckbox').attr('checked','checked');

To un-check the checkbox use the following JQuery code, remember to replace “myCheckbox” with the ID of your checkbox

$('#myCheckbox').removeAttr('checked');

Last Updated On March 21, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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