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CardActionArea API

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


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

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


Name Type Default Description
children node The content of the component.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

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


  • Style sheet name: MuiCardActionArea.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root MuiCardActionArea-root Styles applied to the root element.
focusVisible Mui-focusVisible Pseudo-class applied to the ButtonBase root element if the action area is keyboard focused.
focusHighlight MuiCardActionArea-focusHighlight Styles applied to the overlay that covers the action area when it 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 ButtonBase component are also available. You can take advantage of this behavior to target nested components.