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React Placards


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  yarn add react-placards

Getting Started

A default height and width is given to the component but is required to render the component: Refer

  import React from 'react';
  import { Placards } from 'react-placards'
  import {CustomComponents} from '../somepath/CustomComponentLibrary.js'
  function App() {
    const items = [
        id: "content-types",
        content: "You can pass in a plain text string.",
        id: "custom-components",
        content: <CustomComponents
          heading="Custom Components"
          description={"OR you can create your own custom components"}
      }, ...];
    return (
      <div className="App">
  export default App;


name description required default
items collection of Item Type true []
width width of the component false 200
height height of the component false 200
timing delay between card switch false 5000
cardStyles style definitions for Top Card Style Props false check Top Card Style Props
stackCardStyles style definitions for Stacked Cards Style Props false check Stacked Cards Style Props
containerStyles style definitions for Container Style Props false check Container Style Props

Item Type

name description required type
id unique key for each component being rendered true string
content content that renders inside the cards true string or custom Component

You can pass in a component or a string to content

items = [
    id: 'unique-id',
    content: <MyCustomComponent {...props} />
    id: 'unique-id-2',
    content: 'Text content'

Top Card Style Props

Use the props below to change the styles of top card.

Note: Top card's styles will be applied to all the item's content

For more control on styles, reset the default styles and create your own Custom Card component

name description required default
backgroundColor background-color applied to top card false #ffffff
borderRadius border-radius applied to ALL sides of top card false 0px
boxShadow box-shadow behind top card false 0 15px 35px rgba(50, 50, 93, 0.1),0 5px 15px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.07)
padding padding applied to top card false 0px
cardStyles = {
  backgroundColor: 'red',
  borderRadius: '4px',
  boxShadow: '0 10px 30px black',
  padding: '10px'

Stacked Card Style Props

name description required default
secondColor background-color applied to second card false #f0f0f0
thirdColor background-color applied to third card false #fafafa
stackCardStyles = {
  secondColor: 'red',
  thirdColor: 'yellow'

Container Style Props

use these to place your cards inside the container

name description required default
height height of the container false 200px
width width of the container false 200px
overflow overflow of the container false hidden
padding padding of the container false 5%
stackCardStyles = {
  height: 200,
  width: 200,
  overflow: 'hidden',
  padding: '5%'

Passing custom height/width

By default height & width have been set to 200px. Overide them by passing custom values.

<Placards items={items} width="400" height="400" />

Passing custom timing

By default timing has been set to 5000ms. Overide it by passing custom timing.

<Placards items={items} timing="7000" />

Passing custom styling for Card

Override cardStyles by passing custom styles

    padding: '10px',
    borderRadius: '4px',

Change second and third card's background

Override background colors of second and third cards

    secondColor: 'red',
    thirdColor: 'yellow'


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Distributed under the MIT license. See LICENSE for more information.

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