An accessible tabs component.
TabPanel elements are associated by their order in the tree.
None of the components are empty wrappers, each is associated with a real DOM
element in the document, giving you maximum control over styling and
You can render any element within
TabList should only have
as children, and
TabPanels should have
TabPanel as children.
TabPanels as children. The order doesn't matter,
you can have tabs at the top, at the bottom, or both.
Tab variants and color#
Tabs come in 6 different variants to style the tabs:
You can also change the color for any specific variant by passing the
The value of
variantColor must exist in the theme object, and must be a key
theme.colors that has the
900 color values.
You can change the size of the tab by passing
size prop. We support 3 sizes
Change the tabs alignment#
You can change the alignment of the
TabList by passing
align prop. We
support 3 sizes
Stretch the tab list to fit the container by passing
Styling the tab states manually#
In event you need to create custom styles for the tabs. Simply set the variant
unstyled, and use the
_active style props.
onChange callback returns the active tab's index whenever the user changes
tabs. If you intend to control the tabs programmatically, use this with the
Make a tab initially active#
If you want a tab to be initially active, simply pass the
and set it to the index of that tab.
Make a Tab disabled#
Tab is disabled, it's skipped during keyboard navigation and it's not
Manually Activated Tabs#
Tabs are activated automatically. This means when you use the
arrow keys to change tabs, the tab is activated and focused.
The content of a
TabPanel should ideally be preloaded. However, if switching
to a tab panel causes a network request and possibly a page refresh, there
might be some notable latency and this might affect the experience for
keyboard and screen reader users.
In this scenario, you should use a manually activated tab, it moves focus without activating the tabs. With focus on a specific tab, users can activate a tab by pressing Space or Enter.
Like form inputs, a tab's state can be controlled. Make sure to include an onChange as well, or else the tabs will not be interactive.
Click the tabs or pull the slider around
Yeah yeah. What's up?
Oh, hello there.
Creating custom tab components#
TabList needs to know the order of the children, we use
to pass state internally. If you want to know if a tab is active, you can wrap
it, and then inspect clone props passed in.
If you'd like to drive your tabs with an array instead of using the granular components, you can create your own DataTabs component.
|Moves focus to the next tab|
|Moves focus to the previous tab|
|When focus moves into the tab list, places focus on the active tab element|
|Activates the tab if it was not activated automatically on focus|
|Moves focus to the first tab|
|Moves focus to the last tab|
|Tab||Indicates that it's a tab|
|Set to |
|Set to the |
|Set to vertical or horizontal based on the value of the |
|Indicates that it's a tablist|
|Set to the |
Box so you call pass all
Box related props.
|The callback to update the active tab index.|
|The controlled index of the tabs.|
|The index of the initial active tab.|
|The children of the switch.|
|The visual style of the tab.|
|The primary color to use for the selected variant. Use a color key in |
|The visual size of the tabs|
|The orientation of the tabs|
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