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BottomNavigation API

The API documentation of the BottomNavigation React component. Learn more about the properties and the CSS customization points.

import BottomNavigation from '@material-ui/core/BottomNavigation';


Name Type Default Description
childrenĀ * node The content of the component.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
component Component 'div' The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a DOM element or a component.
onChange func Callback fired when the value changes.

function(event: object, value: any) => void
event: The event source of the callback
value: We default to the index of the child
showLabels bool false If true, all BottomNavigationActions will show their labels. By default, only the selected BottomNavigationAction will show its label.
value any The value of the currently selected BottomNavigationAction.

Any other properties supplied will be spread to the root element (native element).


You can override all the class names injected by Material-UI thanks to the classes property. This property accepts the following keys:

Name Description
root Styles applied to the root element.

Have a look at overriding with classes section and the implementation of the component for more detail.

If using the overrides key of the theme, you need to use the following style sheet name: MuiBottomNavigation.