Styleable select box replacement in pure CSS and semantic HTML

Ross Angus
Mar 3, 2017 · 7 min read
Select boxes can escape from the browser canvas, under certain circumstances (brrrr)

What even is a select box?

So most select boxes are just radio buttons?

Select box replacement 1 (spoiler: it doesn’t work)

Attempt two: the old toggle

Attempt three: all radio buttons, all of the time

I forgot one thing

Attempt four: pure stylable CSS select boxes, now with added JavaScript!

Disadvantages of this technique

Ross Angus

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I’m a Senior Front End Developer at AmazeRealise, Edinburgh.

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