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The jQuery :checked selector is used to select all checked checkboxes, radio buttons, and options of select elements. 

Note: To retrieve only the selected options of select elements, use:selected selector. 

Syntax:

$(":checked")

The below examples illustrate the : checked selector in jQuery: 

Example 1: This example applies CSS to all checked elements(in this example, checkboxes). 

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        jQuery | :checked Selector
    </title>
    <script src=
    </script>
    <!-- Script to set style in checked selector -->
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $(":checked").wrap("<span style='background-color:blue'>");
        });
    </script>
    <style>
        form {
            font-weight: bold;
            font-size: 25px;
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1>
        jQuery | :checked Selector
    </h1>
    <form action="">
        GeeksForGeeks_1
        <input type="checkbox" name="GFG_1"
               value="GFG_1" checked="checked">
        <br>
        GeeksForGeeks_2
        <input type="checkbox" name="GFG_2"
               value="GFG_2">
        <br>
        GeeksForGeeks_3
        <input type="checkbox" name="GFG_3"
               value="GFG_3" checked="checked">
        <br>
    </form>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

  

Example 2: This example uses checked selector on radio buttons. 

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        jQuery | :checked Selector
    </title>
    <script src=
    </script>
    <!-- Script to set style in checked selector -->
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $(":checked").wrap("<span style='background-color:red'>");
        });
    </script>
    <style>
        form {
            font-weight: bold;
            font-size: 25px;
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1>
        jQuery | :checked Selector
    </h1>
    <form action="">
        GeeksForGeeks_1
        <input type="radio" name="GFG_1"
               value="GFG_1" checked="checked">
        <br>
        GeeksForGeeks_2
        <input type="radio" name="GFG_2"
               value="GFG_2">
        <br>
        GeeksForGeeks_3
        <input type="radio" name="GFG_3"
               value="GFG_3" checked="checked">
        <br>
    </form>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 



Last Updated : 07 Jul, 2023
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