10 Usability Mistakes Most Designers Make on Checkboxes

Before you use a checkbox on your interface, you got to ask yourself a couple of questions. Is a checkbox the right component to use in this context? If it is, what’s the most usable way to display them?

Many designers fail to ask these questions and automatically use checkboxes without much forethought. As a result, they create usability issues by using them in the wrong context.

Not only that, but many designers are lazy and expect native checkboxes to do the job instead of a custom checkbox design. But the…

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