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Tab API

API documentation for the React Tab component. Learn about the available props and the CSS API.

Import

import Tab from '@mui/material/Tab';
// or
import { Tab } from '@mui/material';
You can learn about the difference by reading this guide on minimizing bundle size.

Component name

The name MuiTab can be used when providing default props or style overrides in the theme.

Props

Props of the ButtonBase component are also available.

NameTypeDefaultDescription
childrenunsupportedProp
This prop isn't supported. Use the component prop if you need to change the children structure.
classesobject
Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
disabledboolfalse
If true, the component is disabled.
disableFocusRippleboolfalse
If true, the keyboard focus ripple is disabled.
disableRippleboolfalse
If true, the ripple effect is disabled.
⚠️ Without a ripple there is no styling for :focus-visible by default. Be sure to highlight the element by applying separate styles with the .Mui-focusVisible class.
iconelement
| string
The icon to display.
labelnode
The label element.
sxobject
The system prop that allows defining system overrides as well as additional CSS styles. See the `sx` page for more details.
valueany
You can provide your own value. Otherwise, we fallback to the child position index.
wrappedboolfalse
Tab labels appear in a single row. They can use a second line if needed.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Inheritance

While not explicitly documented above, the props of the ButtonBase component are also available on Tab. You can take advantage of this to target nested components.

CSS

Rule nameGlobal classDescription
root.MuiTab-rootStyles applied to the root element.
labelIcon.MuiTab-labelIconStyles applied to the root element if both icon and label are provided.
textColorInherit.MuiTab-textColorInheritStyles applied to the root element if the parent [Tabs](/api/tabs/) has textColor="inherit".
textColorPrimary.MuiTab-textColorPrimaryStyles applied to the root element if the parent [Tabs](/api/tabs/) has textColor="primary".
textColorSecondary.MuiTab-textColorSecondaryStyles applied to the root element if the parent [Tabs](/api/tabs/) has textColor="secondary".
selected.Mui-selectedState class applied to the root element if selected={true} (controlled by the Tabs component).
disabled.Mui-disabledState class applied to the root element if disabled={true} (controlled by the Tabs component).
fullWidth.MuiTab-fullWidthStyles applied to the root element if fullWidth={true} (controlled by the Tabs component).
wrapped.MuiTab-wrappedStyles applied to the root element if wrapped={true}.
iconWrapper.MuiTab-iconWrapperStyles applied to the wrapper element of `icon` if icon is provided.

You can override the style of the component using one of these customization options:

Demos