Top 15 Best Bootstrap Radio Buttons Purely in CSS

Radio buttons serve many purposes, the main use is associated with basic choices that are not related. This suggests that the client can just select one option or an alternative.

Skilled designers continuously propose an indirect strategy that involves a powerful linger. In other words, it is advised to stick with the circular structure.

Considering this, people do not require to retain radio buttons with old and comparable plans. People have the option to add slight briskness, effects, and colours to their radio buttons in order to make them more attractive and fascinating.

Although the drawbacks were not exactly considered as an essential component to adjust ahead of time, an escalating number of positions are now able to adjust to using custom bootstrap radio buttons.

Since the general styling is quite simple and the plan isn’t of the best quality. Using modern bootstrap radio buttons enables people to enhance their sites and add fresh touches.

Clear User Interface

simple radio button bootstrap css

As the name suggests, this is radio button is considered a clear and clean example. There are roughly 4 more buttons that follow similar designs and capabilities. Regardless of the options, each one of them will offer a slight and normal animation result to the people who are viewing them.

People require to directly click the circle next to the options they want to select. With this simple procedure, the creator has provided people with a simple radio button that is easy to use and understand. Therefore, people can use it easily for different operations.

/* 
  Inspired by https://dribbble.com/shots/6544191-Radio-Buttons
*/

*,
*::before
*::after {
  box-sizing: border-box;
}

html,
body {
  margin: 0;
  width: 100%;
  height: 100%;
  font-size: 16px;
  line-height: 100%;
  font-family: 'Montserrat', 'Roboto', sans-serif;
  color: #333;
  font-weight: 400;
}

.radios {
  width: 100%;
  height: 100%;
  display: flex;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: center;
  
  @media(max-width: 640px) {
    flex-direction: column;
  }
}

.radio {  
  input {
    position: absolute;
    pointer-events: none;
    visibility: hidden;
  }
  
  input:focus + label {     
    background: #eeeeff;
    
    .checker {
      border-color: #6666ff;
    }
  }
  
  input:checked + label {    
    .checker {
      box-shadow: inset 0 0 0 6px #6666ff;
    }
  }
  
  label {
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    height: 28px;
    border-radius: 14px;
    margin: 10px;
    padding: 0 8px 0 6px;
    cursor: pointer;
    transition: background-color .3s ease;
    
    &:hover {
      background: #eeeeff;
      
      .checker {
        box-shadow: inset 0 0 0 2px #6666ff;
      }
    }
  }
  
  .checker {
    width: 18px;
    height: 18px;
    border-radius: 50%;
    margin-right: 8px;
    box-shadow: inset 0 0 0 2px #ccc;
    transition: box-shadow .3s ease;
  }
}

Checkbox style Radio Button with icons

bootstrap radio button with icons

For this radio button, the designer has worked with radio buttons and checkboxes together. Checkboxes usually follow a design with round edges and circular designs are used for radio buttons. Instead of including dots or marks inside of the circular radio buttons or checkboxes, the maker uses small images.

*,
::after,
::before { box-sizing: border-box; } 
body {
	display: flex;
	
	width: 100vw;
	height: 100vh;
	background-color: #b2ebf2;
	font-family: roboto;
}
h1 {
	margin: 0;
	opacity: .38;
	font-weight: 500;
}
.l-container {
	display: flex;
	justify-content: space-between;
	
	padding: 1em;
	border-radius: 6px;
	background-color: #fff;
	box-shadow: rgba(0,0,0,.2) 0 2px 4px;
}
.l-container:not(:last-child) {
	margin-bottom: 2em;
}

.Form {
	--with: 1.8rem;
	
	margin: auto;
	padding: 1em;
	background: #e0f7fa;
	width: 40rem;
}
.Form-label {
	display: flex;
	align-items: center;
	
	color: #00b8d4;
	font-weight: 400;
	transition: .3s;
}
.Form-label::before {
	content: "";
	display: flex;
	justify-content: center;
	align-items: center;
	/* 	display: inline-block; */
	margin-right: .2em;
	border: 2px solid;
	width: var(--with);
	height: var(--with);
}
.Form-label,
.Form-input { cursor: pointer; }
.Form-input { display: none; }

.Form-label--checkbox::before {
	border-radius: 4px;
}
.Form-input:checked + .Form-label--checkbox {
	color: #e65100;
	font-weight: 500;
}
.Form-input:checked + .Form-label--checkbox::before {
	content: "🍕";
}
.Form-label--radio::before {
	border-radius: 50%;
}
.Form-input:checked + .Form-label--radio {
	color: #ad1457;
	font-weight: 500;
}
.Form-input:checked + .Form-label--radio::before {
	content: "👾";
}

Box style Radio Buttons With Text

button style radio button

As far as this design is concerned, a linear appearance of the radio button is included. The buttons appear like bricks and they are levelled. They are used on and off operation and in order to differentiate their functions, different colours are used. The buttons are highlighted once they are clicked which implies that they are selected.

@widthBtn: 80px;
@heightBtn: 80px;
@heightBtnFlt: 50px;
@deep: 16px;

@point1: 20px;


.main-container{
  display:flex;
  height: 100vh;
  width: 100vw;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items:center;
}

.main-grid{
  display:grid;
  grid-row-gap: 20px;
}

.title{
  margin:0;
  font-family: 'Teko', sans-serif;
  font-weight: 400;
  color: #666;
}

.control-container{
  background-color: #f5f5f5;
  padding:25px;
  border-radius: 8px;
  border-left: 1px solid #eee;
  border-bottom: 1px solid #eee;
  display: grid;
  grid-auto-flow:column;
  grid-gap: 10px;
  margin-bottom: 20px;
}

//General
.interruptor{
  position:relative;
  input.check{
    cursor:pointer;
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    position:absolute;
    z-index:2;
    opacity:0;
  }
  .button{
    position:relative;
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    [class^='face']{
      position:absolute;
      transition: none;
    }
    .face-1{
      top:0;
      right:0;
      background-color: #e9e9e9;
      z-index:1;
      display: flex;
      justify-content: center;
      align-items: center;
      .cap{
        font-family: 'Teko', sans-serif;
        font-size: 24px;
        padding: 10px 2px 0 0;
        &.cap-on{
          display:none;
          color: rgba(255,255,255,0.9);
        }
        &.cap-off{
          display:initial;
          color: rgba(0,0,0,0.15);
        }
      }
    }
    .face-2, .face-3{
      width:100%;
      height:100%;
    }
    .face-2{
      background-color:#ddd;
    }
    .face-3{
      background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.09);
    }
  }
  input.check:checked ~ .button{
    [class^='face']{
      transition: all .1s;
    }
    .face-1, .face-2, .face-3{
      animation-duration: .15s;
      animation-fill-mode: forwards;
    }
    .face-1{
      .cap{
        &.cap-on{
          display:initial
        }
        &.cap-off{
          display:none
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

//Colors
.interruptor{
  &.interr-yellow{
    input.check:checked ~ .button{
      .face-1{
        background-color: rgba(255, 200, 0, 1);
      }
      .face-2{
        background-color: rgba(245, 190, 0, 1);
      }
    }
  }
  &.interr-green{
    input.check:checked ~ .button{
      .face-1{
        background-color: rgba(140, 210, 0, 1);
      }
      .face-2{
        background-color: rgba(120, 190, 0, 1);
      }
    }
  }
  &.interr-blue{
    input.check:checked ~ .button{
      .face-1{
        background-color: rgba(0, 150, 220, 1);
      }
      .face-2{
        background-color: rgba(0, 140, 210, 1);
      }
    }
  }
  &.interr-red{
    input.check:checked ~ .button{
      .face-1{
        background-color: rgba(250, 80, 0, 1);
      }
      .face-2{
        background-color: rgba(230, 70, 0, 1);
      }
    }
  }
}

//Shapes and animation
.interruptor{
  width:@widthBtn;
  height:@heightBtn;
  .face-1{
    width:@widthBtn - @deep;
    height:@heightBtn - @deep;
  }
  .face-2{
    clip-path: polygon(0 @deep, @deep 0, @widthBtn 0, @widthBtn @heightBtn - @deep, (@widthBtn - @deep) @heightBtn, 0% @heightBtn);
  }
  .face-3{
    clip-path: polygon(0 @heightBtn, @deep @heightBtn - @deep, @widthBtn @heightBtn - @deep, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn);
  }
  input.check:checked ~ .button{
    .face-1{
      animation-name: face1;
    }
    .face-2{
      animation-name: face2;
    }
    .face-3{
      animation-name: face3;
    }
  }
  &.interr-flat{
    @heightBtn: @heightBtnFlt;
    width:@widthBtn;
    height:@heightBtn;
    .face-1{
      width:@widthBtn - @deep;
      height:@heightBtn - @deep;
    }
    .face-2{
      clip-path: polygon(0 @deep, @deep 0, @widthBtn 0, @widthBtn @heightBtn - @deep, (@widthBtn - @deep) @heightBtn, 0% @heightBtn);
    }
    .face-3{
      clip-path: polygon(0 @heightBtn, @deep @heightBtn - @deep, @widthBtn @heightBtn - @deep, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn);
    }
    input.check:checked ~ .button{
      .face-1{
        animation-name: face1;
      }
      .face-2{
        animation-name: face2-flt;
      }
      .face-3{
        animation-name: face3-flt;
      }
    }
  }
}

@keyframes face1{
  0%   {
    top:0;
    right:0;
  }
  90%  {
    top:11px;
    right:11px;
  }
  100% {
    top:8px;
    right:8px;
  }
}

//Square
@keyframes face2{      
  0% {
    clip-path: polygon(0 @deep, @deep 0, @widthBtn 0, @widthBtn @heightBtn - @deep, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn, 0 @heightBtn);
  }
  90%  {
    clip-path: polygon(0 @deep, 3px 11px, @widthBtn - 12 11px, @widthBtn - 12 @heightBtn - 5, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn, 0 @heightBtn);
  }
  100% {
    clip-path: polygon(0 @deep, @deep/2 @deep/2, @widthBtn - (@deep/2) @deep/2, @widthBtn - (@deep/2) @heightBtn - (@deep/2), @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn, 0 @heightBtn);
  }
}

@keyframes face3{      
  0% {
    clip-path: polygon(0% @heightBtn, @deep @heightBtn - @deep, @widthBtn @heightBtn - @deep,  @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn);
  }
  90%  {
    clip-path: polygon(0% @heightBtn, 5px @heightBtn - 5, @heightBtn - 11 @widthBtn - 5, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn);
  }
  100% {
    clip-path: polygon(0% @heightBtn, @deep/2 @heightBtn - 8, @widthBtn - 8  @heightBtn - 8, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn);
  }
}

//Flat
@keyframes face2-flt{
  @heightBtn: @heightBtnFlt;
  0% {
    clip-path: polygon(0 @deep, @deep 0, @widthBtn 0, @widthBtn @heightBtn - @deep, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn, 0 @heightBtn);
  }
  90%  {
    clip-path: polygon(0 @deep, 3px 11px, @widthBtn - 12 11px, @widthBtn - 12 @heightBtn - 5, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn, 0 @heightBtn);
  }
  100% {
    clip-path: polygon(0 @deep, @deep/2 @deep/2, @widthBtn - (@deep/2) @deep/2, @widthBtn - (@deep/2) @heightBtn - (@deep/2), @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn, 0 @heightBtn);
  }
}

@keyframes face3-flt{
  @heightBtn: @heightBtnFlt;
  0% {
    clip-path: polygon(0% @heightBtn, @deep @heightBtn - @deep, @widthBtn @heightBtn - @deep,  @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn);
  }
  90%  {
    clip-path: polygon(0% @heightBtn, 5px @heightBtn - 5, @widthBtn - 11 @heightBtn - 5, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn);
  }
  100% {
    clip-path: polygon(0% @heightBtn, @deep/2 @heightBtn - 8, @widthBtn - 8  @heightBtn - 8, @widthBtn - @deep @heightBtn);
  }
}

Radio Buttons and Labels

link style radio button

Instead of including the choices inside of the buttons, the maker uses the choices as a label. People observe that there are two separate choices to pick from. If users put their cursor on any of the choices, they will see underlining.

The colour becomes blue once the user clicks on it. The structure of the code is developed skilfully and cleverly by multiple developers without much complication in order to use the code. Since it is used in recent and modern-day computers, executing the latest structure design is done effortlessly.

@import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Poppins');

body {
  padding: 0;
  margin: 0;
  font-family: 'Poppins', sans-serif;
}

form {
  position: absolute;
  top: 50%;
  left: 50%;
  transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
  letter-spacing: 1.4px;
}

input[type="radio"] {
  display: none;
}

input[type="radio"]:checked+label {
  color: #0099CC;
  width: 20px;
  height: 20px;
  /* font-weight: bold; */
  text-decoration: underline;
  transition: .3s ease-out;
}

Tab Style Radio Buttons

tab style radio button

In this design, the particular options are separated by vertical lines. By choosing the options, the users will observe that they become highlighted in a certain way to avoid confusion.

However, this is a straightforward alternative to the button. People can modify the code and include extra effects.

<style>
body {padding: 20px}
</style>
<div class="card shadow" style="width: 400px">
  <div class="card-body">
    <div class="btn-group btn-group-toggle" data-toggle="buttons">
      <label class="btn btn-primary active">
    <input type="radio" name="options" id="option1" autocomplete="off" checked> Active
  </label>
      <label class="btn btn-primary">
    <input type="radio" name="options" id="option2" autocomplete="off"> Radio
  </label>
      <label class="btn btn-primary">
    <input type="radio" name="options" id="option3" autocomplete="off"> Radio
  </label>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

<div class="card shadow" style="width: 400px">
  <div class="card-body">
    <div class="btn-group btn-group-toggle" data-toggle="buttons">
      <label class="btn btn-primary active">
    <input type="radio" name="options" id="option1" autocomplete="off" checked> Active
  </label>
      <label class="btn btn-primary">
    <input type="radio" name="options" id="option2" autocomplete="off"> Radio
  </label>
      <label class="btn btn-primary">
    <input type="radio" name="options" id="option3" autocomplete="off"> Radio
  </label>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

Animated Radio Tab Style Buttons

tab style animated radio button

Radio buttons involving animations appear to be switches that can be used as an alternative for the bootstrap four design mentioned above. The design is fundamental and the coding done is also not so complicated. The switch movement seems to be convenient and even that the majority of the users enjoy using the button.

The ‘on or off’ option that seems like a switch is anticipated to be used more often by users. It is recommended and considered a good choice to use this over other radio buttons. Once again, people can have the choice to include extra effects.

.wrapper{
  background: #497dd0;
  padding:100px;
}

.toggle_radio{
  position: relative;
  background: rgba(255,255,255,.1);
  margin: 4px auto;
  overflow: hidden;
  padding: 0 !important;
  -webkit-border-radius: 50px;
  -moz-border-radius: 50px;
  border-radius: 50px;
  position: relative;
  height: 26px;
  width: 318px;
}
.toggle_radio > * {
  float: left;
}
.toggle_radio input[type=radio]{
  display: none;
  /*position: fixed;*/
}
.toggle_radio label{
  font: 90%/1.618 "Source Sans Pro";
  color: rgba(255,255,255,.9);
  z-index: 0;
  display: block;
  width: 100px;
  height: 20px;
  margin: 3px 3px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 50px;
  -moz-border-radius: 50px;
  border-radius: 50px;
  cursor: pointer;
  z-index: 1;
  /*background: rgba(0,0,0,.1);*/
  text-align: center;
  /*margin: 0 2px;*/
  /*background: blue;*/ /*make it blue*/
}
.toggle_option_slider{
  /*display: none;*/
  /*background: red;*/
  width: 100px;
  height: 20px;
  position: absolute;
  top: 3px;
  -webkit-border-radius: 50px;
  -moz-border-radius: 50px;
  border-radius: 50px;
  -webkit-transition: all .4s ease;
  -moz-transition: all .4s ease;
  -o-transition: all .4s ease;
  -ms-transition: all .4s ease;
  transition: all .4s ease;
}

#first_toggle:checked ~ .toggle_option_slider{
  background: rgba(255,255,255,.3);
  left: 3px;
}
#second_toggle:checked ~ .toggle_option_slider{
  background: rgba(255,255,255,.3);
  left: 109px;
}
#third_toggle:checked ~ .toggle_option_slider{
  background: rgba(255,255,255,.3);
  left: 215px;
}

Sass Radio Buttons

bootstrap radio button css

Radio buttons that are designed with SCSS is a fundamental and large radio button that can be used by people for a broad range of apps and websites. There are fade-in and fade-out effects used with the button that enables the user to quickly notice the option they chose.

Because developers have used this button in modern-day and current computers, people can combine and make adjustments to the structure using different types of shading and extra effects. By making enhancements, people can use easily use the code for different tasks.

body {
  background: linear-gradient(to right, #ff512f, #f09819);
}

.form {
    &__group {
        width: 25%;
        height: 85px;
        border-radius: 10px;
        margin: 200px auto;
    }
    &__radio-group {
        width: 30%;
        display: inline-block;
    }

    &__radio-input {
        display: none;
    }

    &__radio-label {
        cursor: pointer;
        position: relative;
    }

    &__radio-button {
        height: 3rem;
        width: 3rem;
        border: 3px solid #ffecbc;
        border-radius: 50%;
        display: inline-block;
        position: absolute;
        left: 0;
        top: 0;
        &::after {
            content: "";
            display: block;
            height: 1.7rem;
            width: 1.7rem;
            border-radius: 50%;
            position: absolute;
            top: 50%;
            left: 50%;
            transform: translate(-50%, -50%);
            background-color: #ffe39e;
            opacity: 0;
            transition: opacity .5s;
        }
    }

    &__radio-input:checked + &__radio-label &__radio-button::after {
        opacity: 1;
    }
}

Credit Card Buttons

css radio button with image

The maker of this radio button has used the subject of selecting different credit card options. There is a glittering effect that is used to creatively indicate which card has been picked by the user.

Additionally, the sparkling effect makes the option selection more attractive and it is simply more appealing. People have the options to add extra features and effects.

The general coding is easy and clear to understand and work with, and it happens to load quicker. People can use this button on different websites and apps conveniently.

Radio Bouncing

animated radio button

Multiple bouncing effects are used and involved in general radio button designs, this is because they are more impactful and work easily with different platforms such as websites.

This effect is considered to be straightforward. Moreover, the different effects involved are times precisely, this is done to ensure that comprehensive design looks entire and faultless.

The general design itself is already attractive and engaging, however, people have the option to add vivid effects to enhance the overall appearance.

$wormDur: 0.4s
$radioDur: 0.2s
$timing1: cubic-bezier(0.45,0.05,0.55,0.95)
$timing2: cubic-bezier(0.5,0,0.5,2)

*
	border: 0
	box-sizing: border-box
	margin: 0
	padding: 0

\:root
	font-size: calc(32px + (40 - 32)*(100vw - 320px)/ (1024 - 320))

body
	background: #f1f1f1
	color: #171717
	display: flex
	font: 1em Ubuntu, sans-serif
	height: 100vh
	line-height: 1.5
	padding: 1.5em 0

form
	display: block
	margin: auto
	max-width: 10em
	position: relative

input
	position: fixed
	top: -1.5em
	left: -1.5em

label
	$shadowColor: rgba(0,0,0,0.2)
	cursor: pointer
	display: block
	font-weight: bold
	text-shadow: 0 0.1em 0.1em $shadowColor
	transition: color $radioDur $timing1
	&:not(:last-of-type)
		margin-bottom: 1.5em
	span
		box-shadow: 0 0 0 0.2em currentColor inset, 0 0.2em 0.2em $shadowColor, 0 0.3em 0.2em $shadowColor inset
		display: inline-block
		margin-right: 0.5em
		vertical-align: bottom
		width: 1.5em
		height: 1.5em
		transition: transform $radioDur $timing2, box-shadow $radioDur $timing1, color $radioDur $timing1

label span,
.worm__segment:before
	border-radius: 50%

input:checked + label,
input:checked + label span,
.worm__segment:before
	color: #2762f3

input:checked + label
	&, span
		transition-delay: $wormDur
	span
		transform: scale(1.2)

.worm
	top: 0.375em
	left: 0.375em
	&, &__segment
		position: absolute
	&__segment
		top: 0
		left: 0
		width: 0.75em
		height: 0.75em
		transition: transform $wormDur $timing1
		&:before
			animation-duration: $wormDur
			animation-timing-function: $timing1
			background: currentColor
			content: ""
			display: block
			width: 100%
			height: 100%
		&:first-child, &:last-child
			&:before
				box-shadow: 0 0 1em 0 currentColor

@for $s from 2 through 30
	$delay: $wormDur/100 * ($s - 1)
	.worm__segment:nth-child(#{$s})
		transition-delay: $delay
		&:before
			animation-delay: $delay

/* States */
@for $s from 1 through 3
	input:nth-of-type(#{$s}):checked ~ .worm .worm__segment
		@if $s > 1
			transform: translateY(3em * ($s - 1))
		&:before
			animation-name: hop#{$s}

	@keyframes hop#{$s}
		from, to
			transform: translateX(0)
		50%
			transform: translateX(-1.5em)

/* Dark mode */
@media screen and (prefers-color-scheme: dark)
	body
		background: #242424
		color: #f1f1f1
	
	input:checked + label,
	input:checked + label span, 
	.worm__segment:before
		color: #5785f6

Wave and Zoom Animated Buttons

wave animated radio buttons

For people who prefer appealing and glittering button designs, this design will surely impress them. The words and the letters tend to move in a wavy way from each side when the user clicks on an option.

This wave effect is mixed with a zoom-in effect effectively and stylishly in order to grab the viewer’s attention. Though the final animation looks complicated, it is quite easy to place at any section of the website or app.

Once again, people have the ability to modify the effects according to their requirements. The maker of the button has made the code structure in a certain way that it is easier to understand and it provides a sufficient place to include extra effects.

Simple Animated selection radio button

selection radio button

For people who are searching for an animated radio button design, this type will surely meet their needs and requirements. The effect of the animation is faint and does not require much space on the screen.

Therefore, people can use these radio button designs effortlessly on different platforms and webpages. The dot in the middle moves evenly towards the button the user clicks. With this uncomplicated animation, the designer has made a basic radio button that allows users to use it easily.

Another added benefit is that the design is completely made using relative scripts, this allows people to use the code conveniently with different projects.

Classic CSS Plates

css radio button with icons

The bootstrap radio designs for this particular example are probably the easiest to use provided the size and they apply to all applications and websites. Instead of utilizing tags and ordinary circular radio buttons, this example uses image titles.

It is as simple as clicking the plate the user wants. Since the images are more straightforward and easily be interpreted by the viewers, people don’t have to worry about terminal difficulties.

Similar to the design, the maker of the button has made the code clean and simple to understand and work with. Therefore, anyone can easily use the code on their application or webpage.

Water drop Radio Button

on off radio button

As the name suggests, the maker of the button has used a water effect in this example. The effect of selecting and unselecting will seem to be quite forthright and clean.

The best thing about the overall design is that it is created with relative coding scripts. Since there is a light and uncomplicated structure with a and soft appearance, people can easily modify the design.

Moreover, people can easily place this button in any section of their webpage or application. There are also other types of water animation that people can refer to according to what they require.

Tacky Switch

iphone style radio button

This example resembles the water button mentioned above. The maker has worked with a water animation for the switch of the radio button.

If users only have two choices, a toggle switch is preferred in terms of practicality and convenience compared to the ordinary button styles.

To ensure a smooth and simple effect, the maker has worked with relative coding scripts. People can view the scripts on different editors and make adjustments accordingly. They can edit and see their results before they use them for their projects.

Image-Based Radio Buttons

mobile style radio button

These buttons and their designs are purely based on images. For this example, the makers use different concepts depending on the project. When a person clicks on the option, a white circle or dot wiggles and approaches the next option.

The effect of the animation is water-like using relative coding scripts. For a person who is creating a radio button that involves two choices, this design can work.

Talking about the general design of this example, makers use specific font images or icons, which are exceptional and well developed.

However, if people have their own collection of images, they can always use them in this particular design. Lastly, because the button is used in the latest generation systems, it is backed by all the popular colour arrangements.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Radio buttons and checkboxes resemble each other. The noticeable distinction is that they only allow a single selection from a series of several items.

When it comes to option, selecting answers such as yes or no is a prime example of using radio buttons as an applicable input widget.

Websites or applications that use radio buttons usually ask to choose between yes or no when there is no room for confusion and it would not make sense to choose bot of the options.

Radio buttons are usually positioned in categories, by doing this, the user can choose a radio button from that category. 

Radio buttons are mostly used for purposes such as interpreting lists of several items or objects when only a single selection is suitable.

Considering the role of radio buttons, the information that they hold is usually more precise compared to different input options such as content boxes.

However, radio buttons sometimes tend to use up a lot of space on the screen or a form, whether it is on a webpage or a mobile application.

The buttons should be used for a shortlist of choices, being less than ten. Considering checkboxes, radio buttons tend to influence people with their selections. For instance, they might choose the first choice because of where it is placed in the list.

Uses

Radio buttons are mostly used for locating characteristics, values, and features. And most essentially, they are used for situations in which only one choice is appropriate or required.

Certain data and options are usually not remembered easily, they are easier to understand and completely opposite in meaning in relevance to other options, requiring a description to properly explain the other options, and are small, and straightforward.

Describing the options

Options are usually written out in one line of text, there is always a choice of ‘none’ for added understanding. If the option is not available due to some reasons, they are usually displayed in a faint colour to indicate that it can’t be selected.

The description or the text is typically on the right of the button with space in between them. Important words are mostly capitalized or bold on some occasions. Lastly, the options always provide brief and properly spelled descriptions that explain the purpose of the radio button.

Presentation

Circular structures are often recommended to use while presenting radio buttons. The options and the descriptions should always be aligned.

The buttons can be placed inside a boundary to visibly emphasize the purpose. A distance of up to three spaces is enough and it is important to a suitable distance between the options, this will allow the buttons to follow the right descriptions.

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