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Badge API

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


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

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


Name Type Default Description
badgeContent node The content rendered within the badge.
children node The badge will be added relative to this node.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
color 'default'
| 'error'
| 'primary'
| 'secondary'
'default' 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.
invisible bool If true, the badge will be invisible.
max number 99 Max count to show.
showZero bool false Controls whether the badge is hidden when badgeContent is zero.
variant 'dot'
| 'standard'
'standard' The variant to use.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

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


  • Style sheet name: MuiBadge.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root MuiBadge-root Styles applied to the root element.
badge MuiBadge-badge Styles applied to the badge span element.
colorPrimary MuiBadge-colorPrimary Styles applied to the root element if color="primary".
colorSecondary MuiBadge-colorSecondary Styles applied to the root element if color="secondary".
colorError MuiBadge-colorError Styles applied to the root element if color="error".
invisible MuiBadge-invisible Styles applied to the badge span element if invisible={true}.
dot MuiBadge-dot Styles applied to the root element if variant="dot".

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.