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CardActionArea API

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

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


Name Type Default Description
children node The content of the component.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.

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.
focusVisible Pseudo-class applied to the ButtonBase root element if the action area is keyboard focused.
focusHighlight Styles applied to the overlay that covers the action area when it is keyboard focused.

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: MuiCardActionArea.


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


The component is fully StrictMode compatible.