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React-Bootstrap Popover Component

  • Last Updated : 30 Apr, 2021

React-Bootstrap is a front-end framework that was designed keeping react in mind. Popover Component is a container-type element that hovers over the parent window. It is just like popup information that is trigger on some event over the parent window. We can use the following approach in ReactJS to use the react-bootstrap Popover Component.

Popover Props:

  • arrowProps: It is used to position the popover arrow.
  • content: It is used to create a Popover with a Popover.Content inside and passed directly to children when it is set to true.
  • id: It is just an HTML id attribute that is necessary for accessibility.
  • placement: It is used to set the positioned direction of Popover.
  • popper: It is of object type and indicates the popper property of the popover element.
  • show: It is used to indicate whether the popover is open or not.
  • title: It is used to define the title for the popover.
  • bsPrefix: It is an escape hatch for working with strongly customized bootstrap CSS.

PopoverContent Props:

  • as: It can be used as a custom element type for this component.
  • bsPrefix: It is an escape hatch for working with strongly customized bootstrap CSS.

PopoverTitle Props:

  • as: It can be used as a custom element type for this component.
  • bsPrefix: It is an escape hatch for working with strongly customized bootstrap CSS.

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 required module using the following command:

    npm install react-bootstrap 
    npm install bootstrap

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 'bootstrap/dist/css/bootstrap.css';
import OverlayTrigger from 'react-bootstrap/OverlayTrigger';
import Popover from 'react-bootstrap/Popover'
import Button from 'react-bootstrap/Button';
  
export default function App() {
  return (
    <div style={{ display: 'block'
                  width: 700, 
                  padding: 30 }}>
      <h4>React-Bootstrap Popover Component</h4>
      <OverlayTrigger
        placement="bottom"
        trigger="click"
        overlay={(
          <Popover>
            <Popover.Title as="h3">
              GeeksforGeeks
            </Popover.Title>
            <Popover.Content>
              Greetings from GeeksforGeeks
          </Popover.Content>
          </Popover>
        )}>
        <Button variant="success">
              Open Popover
        </Button>
      </OverlayTrigger>
    </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://react-bootstrap.github.io/components/overlays/#popovers




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