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How to use Box Component in ReactJS?

  • Last Updated : 18 Jan, 2021

The Box component serves as a wrapper component for most of the CSS utility needs. Material UI for React has this component available for us and it is very easy to integrate. We can use the Box 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 Box from '@material-ui/core/Box';
const App = () => {
  return (
    <div style={{ marginLeft: '40%', marginTop: '60px', width: '30%' }}>
    <Box color="white" bgcolor="palevioletred" p={1}>
      Greetings from GeeksforGeeks!
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:

Box Component Output

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