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Use the UnderlineNav component to style navigation with a minimal underlined selected state, typically used for navigation placed at the top of the page.

To use UnderlineNav with react-router or react-router-dom, pass as={NavLink} and omit the selected prop. This ensures that the NavLink gets activeClassName='selected'

Attention: Make sure to properly label your UnderlineNav with an aria-label to provide context about the type of navigation contained in UnderlineNav.

Default example

System props

UnderlineNav and UnderlineNav.Link components get COMMON system props. Read our System Props doc page for a full list of available props.

Component props


Prop nameTypeDescription
actionsNodePlace another element, such as a button, to the opposite side of the navigation items.
alignStringUse right to have navigation items aligned right.
fullBooleanUsed to make navigation fill the width of the container.
aria-labelStringUsed to set the aria-label on the top level <nav> element.
Prop nameTypeDescription
asStringsets the HTML tag for the component
hrefStringURL to be used for the Link
selectedBooleanUsed to style the link as selected or unselected
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Last edited by dmarcey on September 18, 2019