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How to create Menu Item Component in ReactJS ?

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ReactJS is a popular JavaScript library used for building user interfaces. It provides a component-based architecture that allows developers to create reusable UI elements. In this article, we will explore how to create a menu item component in ReactJS, which can be used to build menus or navigation bars.

Material UI for React has this component available for us and it is very easy to integrate. We can use Menu Component in ReactJS using the following approach.

Creating React Application And Installing Module:

Step 1: Create a React application using the following command:

npx create-react-app foldername

Step 2: After creating your project folder i.e. foldername, move to it using the following command:

cd foldername

Step 3: After creating the ReactJS application, Install the material-ui modules using the following command:

npm install @material-ui/core

Project Structure: It will look like the following.

Project Structure

App.js: Now write down the following code in the App.js file. Here, App is our default component where we have written our code.


import React from "react";
import MenuItem from "@material-ui/core/MenuItem";
import Button from "@material-ui/core/Button";
import Menu from "@material-ui/core/Menu";
const App = () => {
    const [anchorEl, setAnchorEl] = React.useState(null);
    const handleClose = () => {
    const handleClick = (event) => {
    return (
                marginLeft: "40%",
            <h2>How to use Menu Component in ReactJS?</h2>
                Open Menu List
                <MenuItem onClick={handleClose}>My Account</MenuItem>
                <MenuItem onClick={handleClose}>Settings</MenuItem>
                <MenuItem onClick={handleClose}>Profile</MenuItem>
                <MenuItem onClick={handleClose}>Logout</MenuItem>
export default App;

Step to Run Application: Run the application using the following command from the root directory of the project:

npm start

Output: Now open your browser and go to http://localhost:3000/, you will see the following output:

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Last Updated : 30 May, 2023
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