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BottomNavigationAction API

API reference docs for the React BottomNavigationAction component. Learn about the props, CSS, and other APIs of this exported module.


For examples and details on the usage of this React component, visit the component demo pages:


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


Props of the ButtonBase component are also available.

This prop isn't supported. Use the component prop if you need to change the children structure.
Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
The icon to display.
The label element.
If true, the BottomNavigationAction will show its label. By default, only the selected BottomNavigationAction inside BottomNavigation will show its label.
The prop defaults to the value (false) inherited from the parent BottomNavigation component.
| object
| bool>
| func
| object
The system prop that allows defining system overrides as well as additional CSS styles. See the `sx` page for more details.
You can provide your own value. Otherwise, we fallback to the child position index.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.


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

Theme default props

You can use MuiBottomNavigationAction to change the default props of this component with the theme.


The following class names are useful for styling with CSS (the state classes are marked).
To learn more, visit the component customization page.

Rule nameGlobal classDescription
root.MuiBottomNavigationAction-rootStyles applied to the root element.
.Mui-selectedState class applied to the root element if selected.
iconOnly.MuiBottomNavigationAction-iconOnlyState class applied to the root element if showLabel={false} and not selected.
label.MuiBottomNavigationAction-labelStyles applied to the label's span element.

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