Name Type Default Description
childrenĀ * node The content of the component.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
color enum: 'inherit' |
 'primary' |
 'secondary' |
'primary' The color of the component. It supports those theme colors that make sense for this component.
position enum: 'fixed' |
 'absolute' |
 'sticky' |
'fixed' The positioning type. The behavior of the different options is described here. Note: sticky is not universally supported and will fall back to static when unavailable.

Any other properties supplied will be spread to the root element.


You can override all the class names injected by Material-UI thanks to the classes property. This property accepts the following keys:

  • root
  • positionFixed
  • positionAbsolute
  • positionSticky
  • positionStatic
  • colorDefault
  • colorPrimary
  • colorSecondary

Have a look at overriding with classes section and the implementation of the component for more detail.

If using the overrides key of the theme as documented here, you need to use the following style sheet name: MuiAppBar.


The properties of the Paper component are also available.