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CardMedia API

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


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

Component name

The name MuiCardMedia 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.
componentelementTypeThe component used for the root node. Either a string to use a HTML element or a component.
imagestringImage to be displayed as a background image. Either image or src prop must be specified. Note that caller must specify height otherwise the image will not be visible.
srcstringAn alias for image property. Available only with media components. Media components: video, audio, picture, iframe, img.

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


Rule nameGlobal classDescription
root.MuiCardMedia-rootStyles applied to the root element.
media.MuiCardMedia-mediaStyles applied to the root element if component="video, audio, picture, iframe, or img".
img.MuiCardMedia-imgStyles applied to the root element if component="picture or img".

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.