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Backdrop API

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


import Backdrop from '@material-ui/core/Backdrop';
// or
import { Backdrop } 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.
invisible bool false If true, the backdrop is invisible. It can be used when rendering a popover or a custom select component.
open * bool If true, the backdrop is open.
transitionDuration number
| { 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 (native element).


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