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Backdrop API

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


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

Component name

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


childrennodeThe content of the component.
classesobjectOverride or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
invisibleboolfalseIf true, the backdrop is invisible. It can be used when rendering a popover or a custom select component.
open*boolfalseIf true, the component is shown.
| { appear?: number, enter?: number, exit?: number }
The duration for the transition, in milliseconds. You may specify a single timeout for all transitions, or individually with an object.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.
Any other props supplied will be provided to the root element (Fade).


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


Rule nameGlobal classDescription
root.MuiBackdrop-rootStyles applied to the root element.
invisible.MuiBackdrop-invisibleStyles applied to the root element if invisible={true}.

You can override the style of the component using one of these customization options: If that isn't sufficient, you can check the implementation of the component for more detail.