Name Type Default Description
children node The content of the component.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
component union: string |
'p' The component used for the root node. Either a string to use a DOM element or a component.
disabled bool If true, the helper text should be displayed in a disabled state.
error bool If true, helper text should be displayed in an error state.
margin enum: 'dense'
If dense, will adjust vertical spacing. This is normally obtained via context from FormControl.

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
  • error
  • disabled
  • marginDense

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: MuiFormHelperText.