Buttons that are used for navigation should be coded as anchor links, and those that submit forms as
button elements — each will be styled identically by the framework.
In the main content block of a page, you can style any anchor link as a button by adding the
data-role="button" to the link. The framework will add all necessary classes to style the link as a button. For example, this markup:
<a href="index.html" data-role="button">Link button</a>
Produces this link-based button:Link button
For ease of styling, the framework automatically converts any
button element or
input with a
image into a custom styled link-based button — there is no need to add the
The original form-based button is hidden, but remains in the markup. When a click event fires on a link button, it triggers a click on the original form button.
Button based button:
Input type="button" based button:
Input type="submit" based button:
Input type="reset" based button:
Input type="image" based button: