@ecl/generic-component-button

    1.9.0 • Public • Published

    Buttons

    Why and how to use this component

    Use buttons to indicate actions a user can take.

    To make a clear distinction between multiple actions, you have to use different visual weight for buttons.

    The button with the strongest visual weight will attract the most attention.

    We've created multiple variants of the button to suit the following situations:

    Default button

    Usage

    The default button is used for important links on the page.

    Style

    White and EC blue is used for the default button. A secondary action isn’t as important as a primary action so it shouldn’t call as much attention.

    Primary button

    Usage

    Used for primary actions in case of forms, to initiate a search query, to apply a filter.

    Style

    The EC Blue is used for primary buttons and is the default colour of the pages. It is a saturated colour, which makes it fitted for adding visual weight.

    Secondary button

    Usage

    Used for secondary actions to cancel a form.

    Style

    Secondary actions should have the weakest visual weight comparing to primary actions.

    Call-to-action button

    Usage

    Use these buttons sparingly on the most important actions like "Apply for funding" or "Watch live streaming".

    Style

    The EC yellow is used for call to actions buttons. Yellow is the most luminous of all the colours of the spectrum. It’s the colour that captures our attention more than any other colour.

    The yellow reinforces the attention and allows us to guide our users through the interface.

    Submit & abort options

    Usage

    The submit and abort buttons are used to confirm a choice or send information. The abort button ('cancel') is optional.

    Style

    See Primary button + Secondary button.

    Guidance

    • use short labels
    • capitalize (...)
    • ...

    When to use this component

    • use this component in the content area of pages.

    When not to use this component

    • do not use this component for cross linking. If you want to navigate to a new page on a website, use a link instead.
    • do not use this component in the header or the footer component.

    Install

    npm i @ecl/generic-component-button

    DownloadsWeekly Downloads

    120

    Version

    1.9.0

    License

    EUPL-1.1

    Unpacked Size

    13.1 kB

    Total Files

    10

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    Collaborators

    • papegaill
    • yhuard
    • kalin.chernev
    • weslito
    • emeryro
    • planctus