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InputLabel API

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


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

Component name

The name MuiInputLabel 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.
| 'secondary'
The color of the component. It supports those theme colors that make sense for this component.
disableAnimationboolfalseIf true, the transition animation is disabled.
disabledboolfalseIf true, the component is disabled.
errorboolfalseIf true, the label is displayed in an error state.
focusedboolfalseIf true, the input of this label is focused.
margin'dense'If dense, will adjust vertical spacing. This is normally obtained via context from FormControl.
requiredboolfalseif true, the label will indicate that the input is required.
shrinkboolfalseIf true, the label is shrunk.
| 'outlined'
| 'standard'
The variant to use.

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


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


Rule nameGlobal classDescription
root.MuiInputLabel-rootStyles applied to the root element.
focused.Mui-focusedPseudo-class applied to the root element if focused={true}.
disabled.Mui-disabledPseudo-class applied to the root element if disabled={true}.
error.Mui-errorPseudo-class applied to the root element if error={true}.
required.Mui-requiredPseudo-class applied to the root element if required={true}.
asterisk.MuiInputLabel-asteriskPseudo-class applied to the asterisk element.
formControl.MuiInputLabel-formControlStyles applied to the root element if the component is a descendant of FormControl.
sizeSmall.MuiInputLabel-sizeSmallStyles applied to the root element if size="small".
shrink.MuiInputLabel-shrinkStyles applied to the input element if shrink={true}.
animated.MuiInputLabel-animatedStyles applied to the input element unless disableAnimation={true}.
filled.MuiInputLabel-filledStyles applied to the root element if variant="filled".
outlined.MuiInputLabel-outlinedStyles applied to the root element if variant="outlined".

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.