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Link API

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


Props of the Typography 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.
The color of the link.
componentelement type
The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a HTML element or a component.
⚠️ Needs to be able to hold a ref.
| 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.
classes prop applied to the Typography element.
| 'hover'
| 'none'
Controls when the link should have an underline.
| 'body2'
| 'button'
| 'caption'
| 'h1'
| 'h2'
| 'h3'
| 'h4'
| 'h5'
| 'h6'
| 'inherit'
| 'overline'
| 'subtitle1'
| 'subtitle2'
| string
Applies the theme typography styles.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.


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

Theme default props

You can use MuiLink 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.MuiLink-rootStyles applied to the root element.
underlineNone.MuiLink-underlineNoneStyles applied to the root element if underline="none".
underlineHover.MuiLink-underlineHoverStyles applied to the root element if underline="hover".
underlineAlways.MuiLink-underlineAlwaysStyles applied to the root element if underline="always".
button.MuiLink-buttonStyles applied to the root element if component="button".
.Mui-focusVisibleState class applied to the root element if the link is keyboard focused.

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