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How to use Fab Component in ReactJS?

  • Last Updated : 20 Jan, 2021

Fab stands for Floating Action Button is which appears in front of all screen content, typically as a circular shape with an icon in its center. Material UI for React has this component available for us and it is very easy to integrate. It can be used to turn an option on or off. We can use the Fab Component in ReactJS using the following approach:

Creating React Application And Installing Module:

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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
npm install @material-ui/icons

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 Fab from '@material-ui/core/Fab';
import EditIcon from '@material-ui/icons/Edit';
const App = () => {
  return (
    <div style={{
      margin: 'auto',
      display: 'block',
      width: 'fit-content'
      <h3>How to use Fab Component in ReactJS?</h3>
      <Fab color="secondary" aria-label="edit">
        <EditIcon />
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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