How to check or uncheck radio button dynamically using jQuery

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Answer: Use the jQuery prop() method

You can use the jQuery prop() method to check or uncheck radio button dynamically such as on click of button or an hyperlink etc. The prop() method require jQuery 1.6 and above.

  • <!DOCTYPE html>
  • <html lang="en">
  • <head>
  • <meta charset="UTF-8">
  • <title>jQuery Check/Uncheck Radio Button</title>
  • <script src=""></script>
  • <script type="text/javascript">
  • $(document).ready(function(){
  •     $(".check-male").click(function(){
  •         $("#male").prop("checked", true);
  •     });
  •     $(".check-female").click(function(){
  •         $("#female").prop("checked", true);
  •     });
  • });
  • </script>
  • </head>
  • <body>
  •     <label><input type="radio" name="gender" id="male"> Male</label>
  •     <label><input type="radio" name="gender" id="female"> Female</label>
  •     <button type="button" class="check-male">I'm Male</button>
  •     <button type="button" class="check-female">I'm Female</button>  
  • </body>
  • </html>

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