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Getting started with React Button component

17 Sep 2021 / 2 minutes to read

This section explains how to create a simple Button and to configure the Button component.

To get start quickly with Button Component using React, you can check on this video:

Dependencies

The list of dependencies required to use the Button component in your application is given below:

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|-- @syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-react-base
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-base
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-buttons

Installation and Configuration

You can use Create-react-app to setup the applications. To install create-react-app run the following command.

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npm install -g create-react-app

Start a new project using create-react-app command as follows

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create-react-app quickstart --scripts-version=react-scripts-ts

cd quickstart
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create-react-app quickstart

cd quickstart

‘react-scripts-ts’ is used for creating React app with typescript.

Adding Syncfusion packages

All the available Essential JS 2 packages are published in npmjs.com public registry.

To install Button component, use the following command

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npm install @syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons --save

Adding Button component to the Application

To include the Button component in your application import the ButtonComponent from ej2-react-buttons package in App.tsx.

Add the Button component in application as shown in below code example.

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// Import the Button.
import { ButtonComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons';
import * as React from 'react';
import './App.css';

// To render Button.
export default class App extends React.Component<{}, {}> {
  public render() {
    return (
      <ButtonComponent>Button</ButtonComponent>
    );
  }
}
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// Import the Button.
import { ButtonComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons';
import * as React from 'react';
import './App.css';
// To render Button.
export default class App extends React.Component {
    render() {
        return (<ButtonComponent>Button</ButtonComponent>);
    }
}

Adding CSS Reference

Import the Button component’s required CSS references as follows in src/App.css.

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@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css";

Running the application

Run the application in the browser using the following command:

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npm start

The following example shows a basic Button component.

Source
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app.tsx
index.html
app.jsx
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import { enableRipple } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';
import { ButtonComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons';
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDom from 'react-dom';

enableRipple(true);

// To render Button.
class App extends React.Component<{}, {}> {
  public render() {
    return (
      <ButtonComponent>Button</ButtonComponent>
    );
  }
}
ReactDom.render(<App />,document.getElementById('button'));
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Syncfusion React Button</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2 for React Components" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
	<link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <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='button'>
            <div id='loader'>Loading....</div>
        </div>
</body>

</html>
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import { enableRipple } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';
import { ButtonComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons';
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDom from 'react-dom';
enableRipple(true);
// To render Button.
class App extends React.Component {
    render() {
        return (<ButtonComponent>Button</ButtonComponent>);
    }
}
ReactDom.render(<App />, document.getElementById('button'));

You can refer to our React Button feature tour page for its groundbreaking feature representations. You can also explore our React Button example that shows how to render the Button in React.

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