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React Bootstrap Radio buttons MDB Pro component

React Radio buttons - Bootstrap 4 & Material Design

Radio button is a component used for allowing a user to make a single choice among many options, while

Checkboxes are for selecting multiple options.


Basic examples

Default styling for Bootstrap radio button component


              import React from "react";
              import { MDBContainer, MDBInput } from "mdbreact";

              class InputPage extends React.Component {
              state = {
                radio: 2
              }

              onClick = (nr) => () => {
                this.setState({
                  radio: nr
                });
              }

              render() {
                return (
                  <MDBContainer className="mt-5">
                    <MDBInput gap onClick={this.onClick(1)} checked={this.state.radio===1 ? true : false} label="Default unchecked" type="radio"
                      id="radio1" />
                    <MDBInput gap onClick={this.onClick(2)} checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="Default checked" type="radio"
                      id="radio2" />
                    <MDBInput gap onClick={this.onClick(3)} checked={this.state.radio===3 ? true : false} label="Default unchecked disabled"
                      disabled type="radio" id="radio3" />
                    <MDBInput gap onClick={this.onClick(3)} checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="Default checked disabled"
                      disabled type="radio" id="radio3" />
                  </MDBContainer>
                  );
                }
              }

              export default InputPage;
          

Material Radio buttons

Material Design styling for Bootstrap radio button component


            import React, { Component } from "react";
            import { MDBContainer, MDBInput } from "mdbreact";

            class InputPage extends Component {
            state = {
              radio: 2
            }

            onClick = nr => () => {
              this.setState({
                radio: nr
              });
            }

            render() {
              return (
                <MDBContainer className="mt-5">
                  <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(1)} checked={this.state.radio===1 ? true : false} label="Default unchecked" type="radio"
                    id="radio1" />
                  <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(2)} checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="Default checked" type="radio"
                    id="radio2" />
                  <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(3)} checked={this.state.radio===3 ? true : false} label="Default unchecked disabled"
                    disabled type="radio" id="radio3" />
                  <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(3)} checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="Default checked disabled"
                    disabled type="radio" id="radio3" />
                </MDBContainer>
                );
              }
            }

            export default InputPage;
          

Checked state

Add checked prop to the <Input> component to pre-select radio button when the page loads. The checked prop is a boolean attribute.The checked attribute can be used with <Input type="radio"> and <Input type="checkbox">.

Default radio buttons


              import React, { Component } from "react";
              import { MDBInput } from "mdbreact";

              class InputPage extends Component {
              state = {
                radio: 2
              }

              onClick = (nr) => () => {
                this.setState({
                  radio: nr
                });
              }

              render() {
                return (
                  <MDBInput gap onClick={this.onClick(2)} checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="Default checked" type="radio"
                    id="radio2" />

                  );
                }
              }

              export default InputPage;
          

Material radio buttons


              import React, { Component } from "react";
              import { MDBInput } from "mdbreact";

              class InputPage extends Component {
              state = {
                radio: true
              }

              onClick = () => {
                this.setState({
                  radio: !this.state.radio
                });
              }

              render() {
                return (
                  <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick} checked={this.state.radio} label="Default checked" type="radio" id="radio2" />
                  );
                }
              }

              export default InputPage;
          

Disabled state

Add the disabled boolean attribute to the <Input> component and the custom indicator and label description will be automatically styled and blocked. A disabled <Input> component is unusable and un-clickable.

Default radio button


              import React, { Component } from "react";
              import { MDBContainer, MDBInput } from "mdbreact";

              class InputPage extends Component {
              state = {
                radio: 2
              }

              handleChange = nr => () => {
                this.setState({
                  radio: nr
                });
              }

              render() {
                return (
                  <MDBContainer className="mt-5">
                    <MDBInput gap onChange={this.handleChange(3)} disabled checked={this.state.radio===3 ? true : false} label="Default unchecked disabled"
                      type="radio" id="radio3" />
                    <MDBInput gap onChange={this.handleChange(2)} disabled checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="Default checked disabled"
                      type="radio" id="radio3" />
                  </MDBContainer>
                  );
                }
              }

              export default InputPage;
          

Material radio button


            import React from "react";
            import { MDBContainer, MDBInput } from "mdbreact";

            class InputPage extends React.Component {
            state = {
              radio: 2
            }

            onClick = nr => () => {
              this.setState({
                radio: nr
              });
            }

            render() {
              return (
                <MDBContainer className="mt-5">
                  <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(3)} checked={this.state.radio===3 ? true : false} label="Default unchecked disabled"
                    disabled type="radio" id="radio3" />
                  <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(3)} checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="Default checked disabled"
                    disabled type="radio" id="radio3" />
                </MDBContainer>
                );
              }
            }

            export default InputPage;
            

Inline

Group radio buttons or checkboxes on the same horizontal row by wraping <Input> components in <FormInline> component.

Default radio buttons


                    import React, { Component } from "react";
                    import { MDBFormInline, MDBInput } from "mdbreact";

                    class InputPage extends Component {
                    state = {
                      radio: ""
                    }

                    onClick = nr => () => {
                      this.setState({
                        radio: nr
                      });
                    }

                    render() {
                      return (
                          <MDBFormInline>
                            <MDBInput gap onClick={this.onClick(1)} checked={this.state.radio===1 ? true : false} label="1" type="radio" id="radio1" />
                            <MDBInput gap onClick={this.onClick(2)} checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="2" type="radio" id="radio2" />
                            <MDBInput gap onClick={this.onClick(3)} checked={this.state.radio===3 ? true : false} label="3" type="radio" id="radio3" />
                          </MDBFormInline>
                        );
                      }
                    }

                    export default InputPage;
                  

Material radio buttons


                    import React, { Component } from "react";
                    import { MDBFormInline, MDBInput } from "mdbreact";

                    class InputPage extends Component {
                    state = {
                      radio: 2
                    }

                    onClick = nr => () =>{
                      this.setState({
                        radio: nr
                      });
                    }

                    render() {
                      return (
                        <MDBFormInline>
                          <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(1)} checked={this.state.radio===1 ? true : false} label="Default unchecked disabled"
                            disabled type="radio" id="radio1" />
                          <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(2)} checked={this.state.radio===2 ? true : false} label="Default checked disabled"
                            disabled type="radio" id="radio2" />
                          <MDBInput onClick={this.onClick(3)} checked={this.state.radio===3 ? true : false} label="Default checked disabled"
                            disabled type="radio" id="radio3" />
                        </MDBFormInline>
                        );
                      }
                    }

                    export default InputPage;
                  

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Radio Button - API

In this section you will find advanced information about the React Radio Button component. You will learn which modules are required in this component, what are the possibilities of configuring the component, and what events and methods you can use to work with it.


Import statement

In order to use Radio Button component make sure you have imported proper module first.


        import React from 'react';
        import { MDBInput } from 'mdbreact';
        

API Reference: Properties

The table below shows the configuration options of the MDBInput component.

Name Type Default Description Example
checked Boolean false Pre-selects checkbox/radio button when the page loads. <MDBInput checked />
className String Adds custom class to Input component <MDBInput className="myClass" />
containerClass String Adds custom class to wrapping div <MDBInput containerClass="wrapper" />
disabled Boolean false Disables input component <MDBInput disabled />
error String Sets the error message for the labels data-error attribute <MDBInput error="Whoops!" />
filled Boolean false Add filled-in style to checkbox/radio button <MDBInput type="checkbox" filled />
gap Boolean false Creates gap inside checkbox/radio button <MDBInput type="checkbox" gap />
group Boolean false Add .form-group class to the wrapping div <MDBInput group />
hint String Sets the placeholder for the Input <MDBInput hint="Placeholder" />
icon String Adds font-awesome icon <MDBInput icon="caret-right" />
iconBrand Boolean false Use this property to set brand icon (fab) <MDBInput icon="twitter" iconBrand />
iconClassName String Adds custom classes to icon element <MDBInput icon="envelope" iconClassName="customClass" />
iconLight Boolean false Use this property to set light icon (fal) <MDBInput icon="twitter" iconLight />
iconRegular Boolean false Use this property to set regular icon (far) <MDBInput icon="twitter" iconRegular />
iconSize String Sets icon size <MDBInput icon="pencil-alt" size="5x" />
id String Required! Set the id of the input element <MDBInput id="myId" />
inputRef Function Allows to attach React Ref to the input component; accepts only Callback Ref <MDBInput inputRef={ref => this.myRef = ref } />
label String Add label to the component; you can attach jsx elements (f.e. links) <MDBInput label="My custom input" />
labelClass String Adds custom class to the label <MDBInput labelClass="labelCustomClass" />
size String Changes size of the component; available lg and sm <MDBInput size="sm" />
success String Sets the success message for the labels data-success attribute <MDBInput success="Yeah!" />
tag String input Changes default input tag <MDBInput tag="div" />
type String text The type of the input element <MDBInput type="checkbox" />
validate Boolean false Adds .validate class to the Input component <MDBInput validate />
value String The value of the input element (use with the controlled input) <MDBInput value="I am controlled" onChange={this.handleChange} />
valueDefault String The default value of the input (use with the uncontrolled input) <MDBInput valueDefault="I am uncontrolled" />

API Reference: Methods

The table below shows the methods which you can use with MDBInput component.

Name Parameters Description Example
getValue Method called on input change event; returns input value <MDBInput getValue={this.getValue} />
onBlur Method called on blur event, the blur event is raised when an element loses focus; returns event object <MDBInput onBlur={this.handleBlur} />
onChange Method called on change event; returns event object <MDBInput onChange={this.handleChange} />
onFocus Method called on focus event, the focus event is raised when the user sets focus on en element; returns event object <MDBInput onFocus={this.handleFocus} />
onInput Method called on input event; returns event object <MDBInput onInput={this.handleInput} />