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Icon API

The API documentation of the Icon React component. Learn more about the props and the CSS customization points.

Import

import Icon from '@material-ui/core/Icon';
// or
import { Icon } from '@material-ui/core';

You can learn more about the difference by reading this guide.

Props

Name Type Default Description
children node The name of the icon font ligature.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
color 'inherit'
| 'primary'
| 'secondary'
| 'action'
| 'error'
| 'disabled'
'inherit' The color of the component. It supports those theme colors that make sense for this component.
component elementType 'span' The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a DOM element or a component.
fontSize 'inherit'
| 'default'
| 'small'
| 'large'
'default' The fontSize applied to the icon. Defaults to 24px, but can be configure to inherit font size.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Any other props supplied will be provided to the root element (native element).

CSS

  • Style sheet name: MuiIcon.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root MuiIcon-root Styles applied to the root element.
colorPrimary MuiIcon-colorPrimary Styles applied to the root element if color="primary".
colorSecondary MuiIcon-colorSecondary Styles applied to the root element if color="secondary".
colorAction MuiIcon-colorAction Styles applied to the root element if color="action".
colorError MuiIcon-colorError Styles applied to the root element if color="error".
colorDisabled MuiIcon-colorDisabled Styles applied to the root element if color="disabled".
fontSizeInherit MuiIcon-fontSizeInherit
fontSizeSmall MuiIcon-fontSizeSmall Styles applied to the root element if fontSize="small".
fontSizeLarge MuiIcon-fontSizeLarge Styles applied to the root element if fontSize="large".

You can override the style of the component thanks to one of these customization points:

If that's not sufficient, you can check the implementation of the component for more detail.

Demos