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ListItem API

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

import ListItem from '@material-ui/core/ListItem';

Uses an additional container component if ListItemSecondaryAction is the last child.

Props

Name Type Default Description
alignItems 'flex-start'
| 'center'
'center' Defines the align-items style property.
autoFocus bool false If true, the list item will be focused during the first mount. Focus will also be triggered if the value changes from false to true.
button bool false If true, the list item will be a button (using ButtonBase).
children node The content of the component. If a ListItemSecondaryAction is used it must be the last child.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
component elementType The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a DOM element or a component. By default, it's a li when button is false and a div when button is true.
ContainerComponent elementType 'li' The container component used when a ListItemSecondaryAction is the last child.
ContainerProps object {} Props applied to the container component if used.
dense bool If true, compact vertical padding designed for keyboard and mouse input will be used.
disabled bool false If true, the list item will be disabled.
disableGutters bool false If true, the left and right padding is removed.
divider bool false If true, a 1px light border is added to the bottom of the list item.
selected bool false Use to apply selected styling.

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: MuiListItem.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root MuiListItem-root Styles applied to the (normally root) component element. May be wrapped by a container.
container MuiListItem-container Styles applied to the container element if children includes ListItemSecondaryAction.
focusVisible Mui-focusVisible Pseudo-class applied to the component's focusVisibleClassName prop if button={true}.
dense MuiListItem-dense Styles applied to the component element if dense.
alignItemsFlexStart MuiListItem-alignItemsFlexStart Styles applied to the component element if alignItems="flex-start".
disabled Mui-disabled Pseudo-class applied to the inner component element if disabled={true}.
divider MuiListItem-divider Styles applied to the inner component element if divider={true}.
gutters MuiListItem-gutters Styles applied to the inner component element if disableGutters={false}.
button MuiListItem-button Styles applied to the inner component element if button={true}.
secondaryAction MuiListItem-secondaryAction Styles applied to the component element if children includes ListItemSecondaryAction.
selected Mui-selected Pseudo-class applied to the root element if selected={true}.

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.

Notes

The component is fully StrictMode compatible.

Demos