javascript - what is the difference between 'value' => 'accept', and 'checked' => TRUE, when using function form_checkbox()


I want to set my checkbox to be automatically unchecked when my webpage loads. I am using the function form_checkbox() which has these parameters if you use an array to give the checkbox your desired properties.

$data = array(
'name'        => 'newsletter',
'id'          => 'newsletter',
'value'       => 'accept',
'checked'     => TRUE,
'style'       => 'margin:10px',

echo form_checkbox($data);

which parameter in my array do I alter so that when my page loads for a user the checkbox is unchecked and then the user would have to check the checkbox for that checkbox to become true?





set'checked' => FALSE, will generate checkbox unchecked

or you can even remove'checked'=>, without this attribute it's by default unchecked




Think about how the HTML will look:

<input type="checkbox" name="newsletter" id="newsletter" value="accept"
                                                  checked class="page_speed_853221435" />

Now, this will result in a checked box, becausechecked is set.

If you don't want that, just setchecked tofalse:

<input type="checkbox" name="newsletter" id="newsletter" value="accept"
                                                          class="page_speed_853221435" />

What do you know, it's not checked ;)

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