Tailwind-Styled-Component

Create tailwind css react components like styled components with classes name on multiple lines

NPM version

Before 😬

<div className=`flex ${primary ? "bg-indigo-600" : "bg-indigo-300"} inline-flex items-center border border-transparent text-xs font-medium rounded shadow-sm text-white hover:bg-indigo-700 focus:outline-none`>

After 🥳

<Button $primary={false}>

const Button = tw.div`
    ${(p) => (p.$primary ? "bg-indigo-600" : "bg-indigo-300")}

    flex
    inline-flex
    items-center
    border
    border-transparent
    text-xs
    font-medium
    rounded
    shadow-sm
    text-white

    hover:bg-indigo-700
    focus:outline-none
`

Features

♻️ Reusable

🧩 Extendable

💅 Compatible with Styled Components

⚡️ Use props like every React Component

🤯 Stop editing 400+ characters lines

🧘 Cleaner code in the render function

Install

Using npm

npm i -D tailwind-styled-components

Using yarn

yarn add -D tailwind-styled-components

⚠️ This extension requires TailwindCSS to be installed and configured on your project too. Install TailwindCSS

[Optional] Configure IntelliSense autocomplete on VSCode

First, install Tailwind CSS IntelliSense VSCode extension

https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=bradlc.vscode-tailwindcss

Then add these user settings (How to edit VSCode settings?)

"tailwindCSS.includeLanguages": {
    "typescript": "javascript", // if you are using typescript
    "typescriptreact": "javascript"  // if you are using typescript with react
},
"editor.quickSuggestions": {
    "strings": true // forces VS Code to trigger completions when editing "string" content
},
"tailwindCSS.experimental.classRegex": [
    "tw`([^`]*)", // tw`...`
    "tw\\.[^`]+`([^`]*)`", // tw.xxx<xxx>`...`
    "tw\\(.*?\\).*?`([^`]*)" // tw(Component)<xxx>`...`
]

Usage

Import

import tw from "tailwind-styled-components"

Basic

Create a Tailwind Styled Component with Tailwind rules that you can render directly

const Container = tw.div`
    flex
    items-center
    justify-center
    flex-col
    w-full
    bg-indigo-600
`
render(
    <Container>
        <div>Use the Container as any other React Component</div>
    </Container>
)

Will be rendered as

<div class="flex items-center justify-center flex-col w-full bg-indigo-600">
    <div>Use the Container as any other React Component</div>
</div>

Conditional class names

Set tailwind class conditionally with the same syntax as styled components

interface ButtonProps {
   $primary: boolean
}

const Button = tw.button<ButtonProps>`
    flex
    ${(p) => (p.$primary ? "bg-indigo-600" : "bg-indigo-300")}
`

Tailwind Styled Components supports Transient Props

Prefix the props name with a dollar sign ($) to prevent forwarding them to the DOM element

<Button $primary={true} />

Will be rendered as

<button class="flex bg-indigo-600">
    <!-- children -->
</button>

and

<Button $primary={false} />

Will be rendered as

<button class="flex bg-indigo-300">
    <!-- children -->
</button>

Be sure to set the entire class name

✅  Do ${p => p.$primary ? "bg-indigo-600" : "bg-indigo-300"}

❌  Don't bg-indigo-${p => p.$primary ? "600" : "300"}


Extends

const DefaultContainer = tw.div`
    flex
    items-center
`
const RedContainer = tw(DefaultContainer)`
    bg-red-300
`

Will be rendered as

<div class="flex items-center bg-red-300">
    <!-- children -->
</div>

Careful it does not overrides parent classes

Extends Styled Component

Extend styled components

const StyledComponentWithCustomCss = styled.div`
    filter: blur(1px);
`

const  = tw(StyledComponentWithCustomCss)`
   flex
`

Css rule filter is not supported by default on TailwindCSS

Will be rendered as

<div class="flex" style="filter: blur(1px);">
    <!-- children -->
</div>

Example

import React from "react"
import tw from "tailwind-styled-components"
import styled from "styled-components"

// Create a <Title> react component that renders an <h1> which is
// indigo and sized at 1.125rem
interface TitleProps {
    $large: boolean;
}

const Title = tw.h1<TitleProps>`
  ${(p) => (p.$large ? "text-lg" : "text-base")}
  text-indigo-500
`

// Create a <SpecialBlueContainer> react component that renders a <section> with
// a special blue background color
const SpecialBlueContainer = styled.section`
    background-color: #0366d6;
`

// Create a <Container> react component that extends the SpecialBlueContainer to render
// a tailwind <section> with the special blue background and adds the flex classes
const Container = tw(SpecialBlueContainer)`
    flex
    items-center
    justify-center
    w-full
`

// Use them like any other React component – except they're styled!
render(
    <Container>
        <Title $large={true}>Hello World, this is my first tailwind styled component!</Title>
    </Container>
)

GitHub

https://github.com/MathiasGilson/Tailwind-Styled-Component