Why Chips Should Replace Checkboxes and Radio Buttons

UX Movement
3 min readJan 2

Introduction to chip components

Traditional checkboxes and radio buttons have become a thing of the past. They’re outdated and have lousy usability. Their tiny targets are hard to click with accuracy. The difference between a dot and checkmark cue can confuse non-tech-savvy users. The next evolution of checkboxes and radio buttons is chips.

Easier to Click and Tap

Radio buttons and checkboxes have small target zones without visible target borders. They’re hard for users to…

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