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Icons help communicate meaning, actions, status, or feedback.


The <SvgIcon> component is a re-usable component that wraps its children in an <svg> element. This component is used by each individual icon component listed below.

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React Properties Documentation

Describes the value of the aria-hidden attribute on the SVG. Defaulted to true with the assumption that most icons are decorative. If the icon does not have any associated label text, set this to false and ensure a title is provided for improved accessibility.


Additional CSS classes to be added to the svg element


The elements that make up the SVG


Long-text description of any SVG. Use for complex icons, otherwise title prop will suffice.


A custom id attribute for the SVG


If true sets inverse fill color.


The descriptive name for the SVG icon


A string describing the viewbox of the SVG.

It is recommended that the icon is centered and fill up the default viewport size. See this blog post for further explanation on viewBox and how to use it.

Icon color

Icon components support a few built-in color options that can be applied by using one of the following utility classes.

If you need a different color for an icon, you can pass a custom class to an icon component through the class prop. Then, in your application CSS, set the color prop.

ColorCSS utility ClassExample

Icon size

Icon components use ems for their height and width and can thereby be sized by changing the font-size of the SVG element.

It is recommended that the font-size utilities be used.

Extra Large
2x Large
3x Large
4x Large
5x Large

Custom Icons

The <SvgIcon> component can be used for other custom icons. It allows you to pass in the SVG child elements. This component is recommended if you want built-in accessibility features and standard icon styles.

In the example below, the <SvgIcon> component is used with a custom path.

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  viewBox="0 0 496 512"
    d="M248 8C111 8 0 119 0 256s111 248 248 248 248-111 248-248S385 8 248 8zm0 448c-110.3 0-200-89.7-200-200S137.7 56 248 56s200 89.7 200 200-89.7 200-200 200zm-80-216c17.7 0 32-14.3 32-32s-14.3-32-32-32-32 14.3-32 32 14.3 32 32 32zm160 0c17.7 0 32-14.3 32-32s-14.3-32-32-32-32 14.3-32 32 14.3 32 32 32zm4 72.6c-20.8 25-51.5 39.4-84 39.4s-63.2-14.3-84-39.4c-8.5-10.2-23.7-11.5-33.8-3.1-10.2 8.5-11.5 23.6-3.1 33.8 30 36 74.1 56.6 120.9 56.6s90.9-20.6 120.9-56.6c8.5-10.2 7.1-25.3-3.1-33.8-10.1-8.4-25.3-7.1-33.8 3.1z"


The <SvgIcon> component has built-in accessibility features including:

  • a built-in title attribute. For any specific exported icon, the title attribute is defaulted, but can be overwritten.
  • focusable="false" which prevents the icon from being focusable
  • role="img" which tells assistive technologies that the icon's purpose is as an image
  • optional description attribute which can be used for a more detailed explanation of the icon's contents. Meant to be used to provide more detail than just the title
  • an availableariaHidden attribute which can be used if the icon's context is described elsewhere. For example, if the icon is part of a button with text, the text may provide the text description instead of the icon component.


The following Sass variables can be overridden to customize Icon components:

VariableDefault Core Theme Value