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How to use Icon Component in ReactJS?
  • Last Updated : 05 Mar, 2021

Icons are required for every application for UI purposes. Material UI for React has this component available for us, and it is very easy to integrate. We can use the Icon 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/icons

Project Structure: It will look like the following.

Project Structure

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

App.js




import React from "react";
import DeleteIcon from "@material-ui/icons/Delete";
import Home from "@material-ui/icons/Home";
import Person from "@material-ui/icons/Person";
  
export default function App() {
  return (
    <div style={{ display: "block", padding: 30 }}>
      <h4>How to use Icon Component in ReactJS?</h4>
      <pre>
        Sample Delete Icon: <DeleteIcon /> <br></br>
        Sample Home Icon: <Home /> <br></br>
        Sample Person Icon: <Person /> <br></br>
      </pre>
    </div>
  );
}

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.

Reference: https://material-ui.com/components/icons/

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