Checkbox Control (Deprecated)

Elementor checkbox control displays a single checkbox. This control is was deprecated in favor of the fancier Switcher Control.

The control is defined in Control_Checkbox class which extends Base_Data_Control class.

Note that when using the control, the type should be set using the \Elementor\Controls_Manager::CHECKBOX constant.


Name Type Default Description
type string checkbox The type of the control.
label string The label that appears above of the field.
description string The description that appears below the field.
show_label bool true Whether to display the label.
label_block bool false Whether to display the label in a separate line.
separator string default Set the position of the control separator. Available values are default, before, after and none. default will position the separator depending on the control type. before / after will position the separator before/after the control. none will hide the separator.
default string The field default value. Available values are on for checked checkbox and an empty string for unchecked checkbox.

Return Value

(string) The checkbox field value.


class Elementor_Test_Widget extends \Elementor\Widget_Base {

	protected function _register_controls() {

				'label' => __( 'Content', 'plugin-name' ),
				'tab' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::TAB_CONTENT,

				'label' => __( 'Show Title', 'plugin-domain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::CHECKBOX,
				'default' => 'on',

				'label' => __( 'Title', 'plugin-domain' ),
				'type' => \Elementor\Controls_Manager::TEXT,
				'default' => __( 'Default title', 'plugin-domain' ),



	protected function render() {
		$settings = $this->get_settings_for_display();
		if ( 'on' === $settings['show_title'] ) {
			echo '<h2>' . $settings['title'] . '</h2>';

	protected function _content_template() {
		<# if ( 'on' === settings.show_title ) { #>
			<h2>{{{ settings.title }}}</h2>
		<# } #>


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