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InputLabel API

API reference docs for the React InputLabel 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 InputLabel from '@mui/material/InputLabel';
// or
import { InputLabel } from '@mui/material';
You can learn about the difference by reading this guide on minimizing bundle size.


Props of the FormLabel component are also available.

The content of the component.
Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
| 'info'
| 'primary'
| 'secondary'
| 'success'
| 'warning'
| string
The color of the component. It supports both default and custom theme colors, which can be added as shown in the palette customization guide.
If true, the transition animation is disabled.
If true, the component is disabled.
If true, the label is displayed in an error state.
If true, the input of this label is focused.
If dense, will adjust vertical spacing. This is normally obtained via context from FormControl.
if true, the label will indicate that the input is required.
If true, the label is shrunk.
| 'small'
| string
The size of the 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.
| 'outlined'
| 'standard'
The variant to use.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.


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

Theme default props

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


Rule nameGlobal classDescription
root.MuiInputLabel-rootStyles applied to the root element.
focused.Mui-focusedState class applied to the root element if focused={true}.
disabled.Mui-disabledState class applied to the root element if disabled={true}.
error.Mui-errorState class applied to the root element if error={true}.
required.Mui-requiredState class applied to the root element if required={true}.
asterisk.MuiInputLabel-asteriskState class applied to the asterisk element.
formControl.MuiInputLabel-formControlStyles applied to the root element if the component is a descendant of FormControl.
sizeSmall.MuiInputLabel-sizeSmallStyles applied to the root element if size="small".
shrink.MuiInputLabel-shrinkStyles applied to the input element if shrink={true}.
animated.MuiInputLabel-animatedStyles applied to the input element unless disableAnimation={true}.
filled.MuiInputLabel-filledStyles applied to the root element if variant="filled".
outlined.MuiInputLabel-outlinedStyles applied to the root element if variant="outlined".
standard.MuiInputLabel-standardStyles applied to the root element if variant="standard".

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