CSS: Hide “spinners” (up/down arrows) on inputs with type=”number” using a class

Quick (and potentially dirty) CSS fix for getting rid of “spinners” in input boxes that are type=”number” using a class to restrict the change to just one input element instead of every input in your app.

These little arrows look different on every browser (or they used to, anyway – they look pretty consistent across Chrome, Firefox, and Safari nowadays).  There’s no one-size-fits-all fix for hiding them because different browsers handle them differently.

Screen Shot 2016-04-08 at 7.35.23 AM
These ugly little things don’t even fit properly in the default input field on my browser!

Anyway, here’s the code I’ve recycled across a couple projects now to get rid of them:

JSFiddle: https://jsfiddle.net/faz7wm43/1/
Tested in Firefox 31, Chrome 48, Safari 9.0.3 on Mac and Chrome 48 on iPhone.

/* hide up/down arrows ("spinners") on input fields marked type="number" */
.no-spinners {

.no-spinners::-webkit-inner-spin-button {
  -webkit-appearance: none;
  margin: 0;

Put the no-spinners class on your input themselves.

<input type="number" class="no-spinners"/>

Full disclosure: I didn’t test this on IE.

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