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Vaul is an unstyled drawer component for React that can be used as a Dialog replacement on tablet and mobile devices. You can read about why and how it was built here.


To start using the library, install it in your project:,

npm install vaul

Use the drawer in your app.

import { Drawer } from 'vaul';

function MyComponent() {
  return (
        <Drawer.Overlay />


Play around with the examples on codesandbox:

API Reference


Contains all parts of a dialog. Use shouldScaleBackground to enable background scaling, it requires an element with [vaul-drawer-wrapper] data attribute to scale its background. Can be controlled with the value and onOpenChange props. Can be opened by default via the open prop.

Additional props:

closeThreshold: Number between 0 and 1 that determines when the drawer should be closed. Example: threshold of 0.5 would close the drawer if the user swiped for 50% of the height of the drawer or more.

scrollLockTimeout: Duration for which the drawer is not draggable after scrolling content inside of the drawer. Defaults to 500ms

snapPoints: Array of numbers from 0 to 100 that corresponds to % of the screen a given snap point should take up. Should go from least visible. Example [0.2, 0.5, 0.8]. You can also use px values, which doesn't take screen height into account.

fadeFromIndex: Index of a snapPoint from which the overlay fade should be applied. Defaults to the last snap point.

modal: When falseit allows to interact with elements outside of the drawer without closing it. Defaults totrue.

direction: Direction of the drawer. Can be top or bottom, left, right. Defaults to bottom.

preventScrollRestoration: When true it prevents scroll restoration when the drawer is closed after a navigation happens inside of it. Defaults to true.

[data-vaul-no-drag]: When interacting with an elemenet with this data attribute, the drawer won't be dragged.


The button that opens the dialog. Props.


Content that should be rendered in the drawer. Props.


A layer that covers the inert portion of the view when the dialog is open. Props.


An accessible title to be announced when the dialog is opened. Props.


An optional accessible description to be announced when the dialog is opened. Props.


The button that closes the dialog. Props.


Portals your drawer into the body.

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