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React Skeleton is a modern data-loading indicator that shows a preview of how the page is going to be displayed with a shimmer effect. It improves the user experience by informing users of ongoing processes.

React Skeleton component

Built-in shapes

Use built-in shapes in React Skeleton to create a preview of any layout.

React Skeleton built-in shapes

React Skeleton built-in effects

Built-in shimmer effects

React Skeleton supports wave, fade, and pulse shimmer effects.


The appearance of the React Skeleton component can be customized by changing the wave color, background, width, and height. Shimmer effect can be applied to any element to make it act like a CSS component.

React Skeleton with customization

Built-in themes

The React Skeleton supports built-in themes such as Tailwind CSS, Bootstrap 5, Bootstrap 4, Bootstrap, Material, Fabric, Fluent, and high contrast. Users can customize these built-in themes or create new themes to achieve the desired look and feel by simply overriding SASS variables or using the Theme Studio application.

React Skeleton code example

Easily get started with the React Skeleton using a few simple lines of TSX code example as demonstrated below. Also explore our React Skeleton Example that shows you how to render and configure the React Skeleton.

{ /* Import the Skeleton */ }
import { SkeletonComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-notifications';
import * as React from 'react';
import './App.css';

{ /* To render Skeleton */ }
export default class App extends React.Component {
    render() {
        return (<SkeletonComponent shape='Text' height ='15px'></SkeletonComponent>);

Other supported frameworks

The Skeleton component is also available in Blazor, Angular, Vue, and JavaScript frameworks. Check out the component on other platforms using these links:


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Predefined shape variants such as circles, rectangles, squares, and a single line of text.
  • Wave, fade, and pulse shimmer effects.
  • One of the best React Skeleton in the market that offers a feature-rich UI to interact with the software.
  • Simple configuration and APIs.
  • Support for all modern browsers.
  • Touch-friendly and responsive UI.
  • Extensive demos and documentation to let you get started quickly with React Skeleton.

You can find our React Skeleton demo, which demonstrates how to render and configure the Skeleton.

No, this is a commercial product and requires a paid license. However, a free community license is also available for companies and individuals whose organizations have less than $1 million USD in annual gross revenue, 5 or fewer developers, and 10 or fewer total employees.

A good place to start would be our comprehensive getting started documentation.

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