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FormGroup API

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


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

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

FormGroup wraps controls such as Checkbox and Switch. It provides compact row layout. For the Radio, you should be using the RadioGroup component instead of this one.


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.
row bool false Display group of elements in a compact row.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

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


  • Style sheet name: MuiFormGroup.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root MuiFormGroup-root Styles applied to the root element.
row MuiFormGroup-row Styles applied to the root element if row={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.