In HTML template things goes differently when we create some elements like radio button as compared to WordPress. The difference is that we have required to create HTML elements dynamically in WordPress. So we are going to create dynamic radio buttons along with images for WordPress.
Let’s Strart How to Make Dynamic WordPress Radio Button
Our WordPress tutorial will have multiple steps. We are using a little bit modified files of HTML and css already created here
We need a function to implement our radio button functionality to use within WordPress. Following steps are required to implement our function.
- Add radio button styles to WordPress theme’s css file
- Your theme should include bootstrap necessary files in its enqueue scripts. If theme has already bootstrap and jQuery support then no need do anything about it.
- Create a wordpress function in theme’s function.php file to create radio button.
- Finally Use Function to create radio button sets
STEP-1 – Add Radio Button Styles
Add styles given below in your themes style.css file. This file, in most of the cases, is located in main directory of wordpress theme.
Include/Enqueue Bootstrap Script Files into Theme
Some themes already have bootstrap files included in their source files. But some times it is not. So you have to include bootstrap base files into WordPress theme by yourself. for the purpose you can consult this tutorial.
Bootstrap Function for Making Radio Buttons
We will create following function in
function.php file of our theme.
you will see that it is the complete function to add radio buttons in wordpress. You will notice that it is receiving input parameters. I will explain each and everyone as below:
$col_width_percentage: Integer value for width of each column containing radio button and its label. this is considered as percentage.
$no_of_radio_buttons: Accepts integer value that how many radio button you want to create
$col_left_padding: Horizontal distance between radio button column.
$radio_name: Name of the radio button
$image_path: This is the folder path in your theme where images resides to use in this function. images name should be rd1.png, rd2.png, rd3.png and so on. these images will be used automatically with radio buttons from left to right sequence.
$title_array: This is the array of titles. which will be added from left to right sequence of radio buttons. In below example you will learn how to use it.
EXAMPLE: How to Use this WordPress Radio Button Function
You can use this function to create beautiful radio button in any template file like page templates of your WordPress theme. The usage code is given below:
In above example. We are creating three radio buttons with its three titles and three images named. rd1.png, rd2.png and rd3.png. see above example in following demo.