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Divider API

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


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

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


Name Type Default Description
absolute bool false Absolutely position the element.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
component elementType 'hr' The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a DOM element or a component.
light bool false If true, the divider will have a lighter color.
orientation 'horizontal'
| 'vertical'
'horizontal' The divider orientation.
variant 'fullWidth'
| 'inset'
| 'middle'
'fullWidth' The variant to use.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

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


  • Style sheet name: MuiDivider.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root .MuiDivider-root Styles applied to the root element.
absolute .MuiDivider-absolute Styles applied to the root element if absolute={true}.
inset .MuiDivider-inset Styles applied to the root element if variant="inset".
light .MuiDivider-light Styles applied to the root element if light={true}.
middle .MuiDivider-middle Styles applied to the root element if variant="middle".
vertical .MuiDivider-vertical Styles applied to the root element if orientation="vertical".

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.