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BottomNavigationAction API

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

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


Name Type Default Description
children unsupportedProp This property isn't supported. Use the component property if you need to change the children structure.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
icon node The icon element.
label node The label element.
showLabel bool If true, the BottomNavigationAction will show its label. By default, only the selected BottomNavigationAction inside BottomNavigation will show its label.
value any You can provide your own value. Otherwise, we fallback to the child position index.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Any other properties supplied will be provided to the root element (ButtonBase).


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.
selected Pseudo-class applied to the root element if selected.
iconOnly Pseudo-class applied to the root element if showLabel={false} and not selected.
wrapper Styles applied to the span element that wraps the icon and label.
label Styles applied to the label's span element.

Have a look at the overriding styles 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: MuiBottomNavigationAction.


The properties of the ButtonBase component are also available. You can take advantage of this behavior to target nested components.


The component can cause issues in StrictMode.