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Style and Appearance in JavaScript AppBar control

02 Feb 2023 / 2 minutes to read

To modify the AppBar appearance, you need to override the default CSS of the AppBar component. Please find the list of CSS classes and their corresponding sections in the AppBar component. Also, you have an option to create your own custom theme for the controls using our Theme Studio.

CSS Class Purpose of Class
.e-appbar To customize the appbar.
.e-appbar.e-prominent To customize the prominent appbar.
.e-appbar.e-dense To customize the dense appbar.
.e-appbar.e-light To customize the light appbar.
.e-appbar.e-dark To customize the dark appbar.
.e-appbar.e-primary To customize the dark appbar.
.e-appbar.e-inherit To customize the inherit appbar.

Note: You can change the prominent AppBar height if larger titles, images, or texts are used.

CssClass

CssClass is used for AppBar customization based on the custom class. In the example below, the AppBar background and color are customized using the cssClass property.

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app.ts
index.html
styles.css
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import { AppBar } from "@syncfusion/ej2-navigations";
import { Button } from "@syncfusion/ej2-buttons";

const defaultAppBarObj: AppBar = new AppBar({
  colorMode: 'Primary',
  cssClass: 'custom-appbar'
});
defaultAppBarObj.appendTo("#defaultAppBar");

const defaultButtonMenuObj: Button = new Button({ cssClass: 'e-inherit', iconCss: 'e-icons e-home' });
defaultButtonMenuObj.appendTo('#defaultButtonMenu');
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
            
    <title>Essential JS 2 - AppBar</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/bootstrap@5.1.3/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.48/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.48/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.48/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet" />

    <!--system js reference and configuration-->
    <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/systemjs/0.19.38/system.js"></script>
    <script src="systemjs.config.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
    <div id='loader'>LOADING....</div>
    <div id='container'>
        <div class="control-section default-appbar-section">
            <div class="control-container">
                <header id="defaultAppBar">
                    <button id="defaultButtonMenu"></button>
                </header>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
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.e-appbar.custom-appbar {
  background: #ff0000;
  color: #fff;
}

HtmlAttributes

It can be used for additional inline attributes by specifying as inline attributes or by specifying htmlAttributes directive. In the code example below, the aria-label of the AppBar is customized by specifying as attributes.

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app.ts
index.html
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import { AppBar } from "@syncfusion/ej2-navigations";
import { Button } from "@syncfusion/ej2-buttons";

const defaultAppBarObj: AppBar = new AppBar({
  colorMode: 'Primary'
});
defaultAppBarObj.appendTo("#defaultAppBar");

const defaultButtonMenuObj: Button = new Button({ cssClass: 'e-inherit', iconCss: 'e-icons e-home' });
defaultButtonMenuObj.appendTo('#defaultButtonMenu');
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
            
    <title>Essential JS 2 - AppBar</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/bootstrap@5.1.3/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.48/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.48/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/20.4.48/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />

    <!--system js reference and configuration-->
    <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/systemjs/0.19.38/system.js"></script>
    <script src="systemjs.config.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
    <div id='loader'>LOADING....</div>
    <div id='container'>
        <div class="control-section default-appbar-section">
            <div class="control-container">
                <header id="defaultAppBar" aria-label="appbar">
                    <button id="defaultButtonMenu"></button>
                </header>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>