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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.Handle />
        <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 false it allows to interact with elements outside of the drawer without closing it. Defaults to true.

handleOnly: When true only allows the drawer to be dragged by the <Drawer.Handle /> component. Defaults to false.

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.

disablePreventScroll: When true scroll prevention mechanism will be disabled. Scroll prevention ensures that page will not scroll on mobile when opening drawer. However this mechanism gets confused when drawer has an input with autofocus and therefore opens simulataneosly with touch keyboard. Defaults to true. modal set to false also disables it.

noBodyStyles: When true the body doesn't get any styles assigned from Vaul.

setBackgroundColorOnScale: When false we don't change body's background color when the drawer is open. true by default.

[data-vaul-no-drag]: When interacting with an element 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.


A drag hint (also known as grabber). Shows people that they can drag the drawer to resize it; they can also tap it to cycle through the snap points, and double tap quickly to close the drawer. Set preventCycle={true} to stop this behavior. If you want to change the handle's hit area you can do so by styling the [vaul-handle-hitarea] selector (Defaults to 44x44 on mobile devices).


Portals your drawer into the body.