Toggle Switch in React JS with Tailwind CSS Example

In this tutorial, we will create toggle switch in react js with tailwind css. We will see simple toggle switch react, toggle switch headless ui examples with Tailwind CSS & React.

Tool Use

React JS

Tailwind CSS 3.v

Headless UI

First you need to setup react project with tailwind css. You can install manually or you read below blog.

How to install Tailwind CSS in React

Install & Setup Vite + React + Typescript + Tailwind CSS 3

Example 1

Build a toggle switch input with react hooks and tailwind css v3.


import { useState } from "react";

export default function Toggle() {
    const [enabled, setEnabled] = useState(false);

    return (
        <div className="relative flex flex-col items-center justify-center min-h-screen overflow-hidden">
            <div className="flex">
                <label class="inline-flex relative items-center mr-5 cursor-pointer">
                        className="sr-only peer"
                        onClick={() => {
                        className="w-11 h-6 bg-gray-200 rounded-full peer  peer-focus:ring-green-300  peer-checked:after:translate-x-full peer-checked:after:border-white after:content-[''] after:absolute after:top-0.5 after:left-[2px] after:bg-white after:border-gray-300 after:border after:rounded-full after:h-5 after:w-5 after:transition-all peer-checked:bg-green-600"
                    <span className="ml-2 text-sm font-medium text-gray-900">
react tailwind toggle off

react tailwind toggle off

react tailwind toggle switch on

react tailwind toggle switch on

Example 2

Create a toggle switch input with react and tailwind css v3 and Headless ui.

To get started, install Headless UI via npm:

npm install @headlessui/react


import { useState } from 'react'
import { Switch } from '@headlessui/react'

export default function Toggle() {
  const [enabled, setEnabled] = useState(false)

  return (
    <div className="grid h-screen place-items-center">
        className={`${enabled ? 'bg-teal-900' : 'bg-teal-700'}
          relative inline-flex h-[38px] w-[74px] shrink-0 cursor-pointer rounded-full border-2 border-transparent transition-colors duration-200 ease-in-out focus:outline-none focus-visible:ring-2  focus-visible:ring-white focus-visible:ring-opacity-75`}
        <span className="sr-only">Use setting</span>
          className={`${enabled ? 'translate-x-9' : 'translate-x-0'}
            pointer-events-none inline-block h-[34px] w-[34px] transform rounded-full bg-white shadow-lg ring-0 transition duration-200 ease-in-out`}
headless ui react toggle

headless ui react toggle