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List API

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



import List from '@mui/material/List';
// or
import { List } from '@mui/material';

Learn about the difference by reading this guide on minimizing bundle size.


Props of the native component are also available.


The content of the component.


Override or extend the styles applied to the component.

See CSS classes API below for more details.


The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a HTML element or a component.


If true, compact vertical padding designed for keyboard and mouse input is used for the list and list items. The prop is available to descendant components as the dense context.


If true, vertical padding is removed from the list.


The content of the subheader, normally ListSubheader.

| 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.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Theme default props

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

CSS classes

These class names are useful for styling with CSS. They are applied to the component's slots when specific states are triggered.

Class nameRule nameDescription
.MuiList-densedenseStyles applied to the root element if dense.
.MuiList-paddingpaddingStyles applied to the root element unless disablePadding={true}.
.MuiList-rootrootStyles applied to the root element.
.MuiList-subheadersubheaderStyles applied to the root element if a subheader is provided.

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