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BottomNavigationAction API

API documentation for the React BottomNavigationAction component. Learn about the available props and the CSS API.


import BottomNavigationAction from '@mui/material/BottomNavigationAction';
// or
import { BottomNavigationAction } from '@mui/material';
You can learn about the difference by reading this guide on minimizing bundle size.

Component name

The name MuiBottomNavigationAction can be used when providing default props or style overrides in the theme.


Props of the ButtonBase component are also available.

This prop isn't supported. Use the component prop if you need to change the children structure.
Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
The icon to display.
The label element.
If true, the BottomNavigationAction will show its label. By default, only the selected BottomNavigationAction inside BottomNavigation will show its label.
The prop defaults to the value (false) inherited from the parent BottomNavigation component.
| object
The system prop that allows defining system overrides as well as additional CSS styles. See the `sx` page for more details.
You can provide your own value. Otherwise, we fallback to the child position index.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.


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


Rule nameGlobal classDescription
root.MuiBottomNavigationAction-rootStyles applied to the root element.
selected.Mui-selectedState class applied to the root element if selected.
iconOnly.MuiBottomNavigationAction-iconOnlyState class applied to the root element if showLabel={false} and not selected.
label.MuiBottomNavigationAction-labelStyles applied to the label's span element.

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