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const ThemedComponent = themed('Name', [
], defaultTheme)(BaseComponent)

This section documents additional features of any themed component created by themed() registration call.

Instances of any ThemedComponent pass down the base component any props beside the following ones, which allow to override for given component instance theming settings configured upon the registration with themed().


  • castTheme - boolean - If true, the component will rely on themeSchema provided to themed() function upon the component registration, to pick up from ad hoc theme and pass down only expected theme key/values.

  • composeAdhocTheme - string - Allows to override composition mode of ad hoc theme, specified via themed(). Must be one of COMPOSE values.

  • composeContextTheme - string - Allows to override composition mode of context theme, specified via themed(). Must be one of COMPOSE values.

  • theme - object - Ad hoc theme to apply to the component instance.

  • themePriority - string - Allows to override theme priorities, specified via themed(). It must be one of PRIORITY values.

  • mapThemeProps - ThemePropsMapper - Allows to verride the props mapper specified via themed().

theme typecheck

If themeSchema was provided to themed(), the component function will have .themeType field (function) attached, which can be passed into React's .propTypes to check ad hoc theme passed into the component (without themeSchema provided, it will expect empty theme).

Here is an example of theme prop check:

import themed from '@dr.pogodin/react-themes';

function Component({ theme }) {
return <div className={theme.container} />;

const ThemedComponent = themed('Component', [

Component.propTypes = {
theme: ThemedComponent.themeType.isRequired,

export default ThemedComponent;

This will warn you if theme is missing, contains unexpected fields, or misses ad hoc, or context tag keys. In the case of ad hoc styling you may want to not have a dedicated stylesheet for the ad hoc theme, and it will be seen as an issue by this check. In such case the castTheme option comes handly.


export function ThemeProvider(props)

ThemeProvider defines style contexts. It accepts a single object property themes that gives the mapping between themed component names and context themes that should be applied to them within ThemeProvider children tree. The content wrapped by ThemeProvider tags is rendered in-place of that component.

In case of nested context, the context theme from the closest context takes the effect on a component. If the context theme for a component is not set in the closest context, but it is set in an outer context, the theme from outer context will be applied.


  • themes - object - The mapping between themed component names (the first parameter passed into themed() upon the component registration), and context themes (i.e. objects created for imported SCSS themes by CSS module setup) to apply to them within the context.

  • children - ReactNode - The content to render in-place of ThemeProvider.