The Checkbox field may be used to offer a single check option, or a group of multi-check options.


Name Type Default Description
type string ‘checkbox’ Value identifying the field type.
id string Unique ID identifying the field. Must be different from all other field IDs.
title string Displays title of the option.
subtitle string Subtitle display of the option, situated beneath the title.
desc string Description of the option, appearing beneath the field control.
class string Appends any number of classes to the field’s class attribute.
compiler bool Flag to run the compiler hook. More info
required array Provide the parent, comparison operator, and value which affects the field’s visibility. More info
options array Array of key pair values representing the individual check boxes. They key represents the ID of the checkbox, the value is the text displayed next to the checkbox.
default vari String/int or array values depending on whether or not multiple check boxes are used.  See ‘Default Option’ below.
permissions string String specifying the capability required to view the section. More info.
hint array Array containing the content and optional title arguments for the hint tooltip. More info
data string String value that populates the check boxes with WordPress values.  Accepts:  category categories menu menus menu_location menu_locations page pages post posts post_type post_types tag tags. More info
args array Array of WordPress arguments for the specific data to be retrieved.

Default Options

When using a single checkbox, the default argument accepts a string/int/bool representing with 0/false or 1/true. When using multi-checkbox, the default argument accepts an array of key pair values. They key represents the id of the checkbox, the value either a 0/false or 1/true value.

Example Declaration

Single Checkbox

    $field = array(
        'id'       => 'opt_checkbox',
        'type'     => 'checkbox',
        'title'    => __('Checkbox Option', 'redux-framework-demo'), 
        'subtitle' => __('No validation can be done on this field type', 'redux-framework-demo'),
        'desc'     => __('This is the description field, again good for additional info.', 'redux-framework-demo'),
        'default'  => '1'// 1 = on | 0 = off

Multi Checkbox

    $field = array(
        'id'       => 'opt_multi_checkbox',
        'type'     => 'checkbox',
        'title'    => __('Multi Checkbox Option', 'redux-framework-demo'), 
        'subtitle' => __('No validation can be done on this field type', 'redux-framework-demo'),
        'desc'     => __('This is the description field, again good for additional info.', 'redux-framework-demo'),

        //Must provide key => value pairs for multi checkbox options
        'options'  => array(
            '1' => 'Opt 1',
            '2' => 'Opt 2',
            '3' => 'Opt 3'

        //See how default has changed? you also don't need to specify opts that are 0.
        'default' => array(
            '1' => '1', 
            '2' => '0', 
            '3' => '0'

Example Usage

This example in based on the example usage provided above. Be sure to change $redux_demo to the value you specified in your opt_name argument.

Single checkbox

$global $redux_demo;

echo 'Checkbox value: ' . $redux_demo['opt_checkbox'];

Multi checkbox

$global $redux_demo;

echo 'First checkbox value: '  . $redux_demo['opt_checkbox']['1'];
echo 'Second checkbox value: ' . $redux_demo['opt_checkbox']['2'];
echo 'Third checkbox value: '  . $redux_demo['opt_checkbox']['3'];