To start using this design system you will need to import some files in your current project or start from scratch using our template (scroll down in this page to view it).
If you do not want to use our template as base for your project, and want to integrate our template into your own project, please skip this part and the Live Production one, and go straight to Packages.
- Install NodeJS LTS latest version from NodeJS Official Page (16 or above)
- Unzip the downloaded file to a folder in your computer
- Open your terminal
- Go to your file project (where you’ve unzipped the product)
- Run in terminal
- Change the .env.example in .env and add the necessary variables values
REACT_APP_URLneeds the URL of your react project
REACT_APP_IS_DEMOset to false if you don't want to have any restrictions
REACT_APP_API_URLis used to set the API, it is the URL value of your Node API (for example
https://node-json-api-pro.creative-tim.com/from our Headless CSM with Exress.js)
- set the
REACT_APP_IMAGESif you use a local API
proxyvariable add the right path to your API
Run the project
- Then run
- Navigate to https://localhost:3000
- More information → React
- More information → MUI
- More information → create-react-app
These are some free open source tutorial on how to deploy a create-react-app app on some servers. Please note that your project might need some additional configs to deploy it on these servers:
- tutorial for deploying on heroku
- tutorial for deploying on github pages and surge
- tutorial for deploying on S3 and CloudFront
If you want to add our template over your own project, please add all contents of the
package.json file to your own
You will also need our base
src/index.js (if you want to keep our routing system).
And the most important, our
jsconfig.js file - in this file, we make it possible for usage of absolute imports, so instead of having to write
import X from "../../../../path/to/X.js" you can write
import X from "path/to/X.js" which has a more elegant touch, and it is shorter.
This product makes usage of emotion and sx prop, as our friends from MUI.
- We’ve used the
src/App.js: Style Library Interoperability
- We’ve used the
src/App.js: CSS Baseline
- We’ve used the
If you are planning on adding our template into your own project, you will need to add our whole assets folder to your own project.
You will need to add to your mounting JS file (in our case it is
src/App.js) the following imports:
And after that, you will also need to initialize the app with our theme:
we’ve also added RTL support, which comes with its own theme. To get started with the RTL, you can use:
You can also follow the instructions from the official MUI docs: MUI Right to Left
We’ve also added Dark Mode support, which comes with its own theme. To get started with the Dark Mode, you can use:
Fonts and Icons
If you’ve started a new project and are copying our product there, be sure to add the following lines of code inside your
Material Dashboard React employs a handful of important global styles and settings that you’ll need to be aware of when using it, all of which are almost exclusively geared towards the normalization of cross browser styles. Let’s dive in.
Responsive meta tag
Material Design is developed mobile first, a strategy in which we optimize code for mobile devices first and then scale up components as necessary using CSS media queries. To ensure proper rendering and touch zooming for all devices, add the responsive viewport meta tag to your
<head> inside the
MUI comes with some required dependencies, however, once you install
@mui/material, all its dependencies are installed together with it, so you do not have to worry about this.