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Link API

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


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

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


Name Type Default Description
children * node The content of the link.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
color 'default'
| 'error'
| 'inherit'
| 'primary'
| 'secondary'
| 'textPrimary'
| 'textSecondary'
'primary' The color of the link.
component elementType 'a' The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a DOM element or a component.
TypographyClasses object classes prop applied to the Typography element.
underline 'none'
| 'hover'
| 'always'
'hover' Controls when the link should have an underline.
variant string 'inherit' Applies the theme typography styles.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

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


  • Style sheet name: MuiLink.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root MuiLink-root Styles applied to the root element.
underlineNone MuiLink-underlineNone Styles applied to the root element if underline="none".
underlineHover MuiLink-underlineHover Styles applied to the root element if underline="hover".
underlineAlways MuiLink-underlineAlways Styles applied to the root element if underline="always".
button MuiLink-button Styles applied to the root element if component="button".
focusVisible Mui-focusVisible Pseudo-class applied to the root element if the link is keyboard focused.

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.


The props of the Typography component are also available. You can take advantage of this behavior to target nested components.