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Avatar

Avatars are found throughout material design with uses in everything from tables to dialog menus.

Image avatars

Image avatars can be created by passing standard img props src or srcSet to the component.

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Cindy Baker
<Avatar alt="Remy Sharp" src="/static/images/avatar/1.jpg" />
<Avatar alt="Travis Howard" src="/static/images/avatar/2.jpg" />
<Avatar alt="Cindy Baker" src="/static/images/avatar/3.jpg" />

Letter avatars

Avatars containing simple characters can be created by passing a string as children.

H
N
OP
<Avatar>H</Avatar>
<Avatar className={classes.orange}>N</Avatar>
<Avatar className={classes.purple}>OP</Avatar>

Sizes

You can change the size of the avatar with the height and width CSS properties.

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Remy Sharp
<Avatar alt="Remy Sharp" src="/static/images/avatar/1.jpg" className={classes.small} />
<Avatar alt="Remy Sharp" src="/static/images/avatar/1.jpg" />
<Avatar alt="Remy Sharp" src="/static/images/avatar/1.jpg" className={classes.large} />

Icon avatars

Icon avatars are created by passing an icon as children.

<Avatar>
  <FolderIcon />
</Avatar>
<Avatar className={classes.pink}>
  <PageviewIcon />
</Avatar>
<Avatar className={classes.green}>
  <AssignmentIcon />
</Avatar>

Variants

If you need square or rounded avatars, use the variant prop.

N
<Avatar variant="square" className={classes.square}>
  N
</Avatar>
<Avatar variant="rounded" className={classes.rounded}>
  <AssignmentIcon />
</Avatar>

Fallbacks

If there is an error loading the avatar image, the component falls back to an alternative in the following order:

  • the provided children
  • the first letter of the alt text
  • a generic avatar icon
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Remy Sharp
<Avatar alt="Remy Sharp" src="/broken-image.jpg" className={classes.orange}>
  B
</Avatar>
<Avatar alt="Remy Sharp" src="/broken-image.jpg" className={classes.orange} />
<Avatar src="/broken-image.jpg" />

Grouped

AvatarGroup renders its children as a stack.

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Travis Howard
Cindy Baker
+2
<AvatarGroup max={4}>
  <Avatar alt="Remy Sharp" src="/static/images/avatar/1.jpg" />
  <Avatar alt="Travis Howard" src="/static/images/avatar/2.jpg" />
  <Avatar alt="Cindy Baker" src="/static/images/avatar/3.jpg" />
  <Avatar alt="Agnes Walker" src="/static/images/avatar/4.jpg" />
  <Avatar alt="Trevor Henderson" src="/static/images/avatar/5.jpg" />
</AvatarGroup>

With badge

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