Introduction to react-native-popup-menu

React Native is a popular framework for building mobile applications. It has a wide variety of libraries and components available that make building apps easier and faster. One such component is react-native-popup-menu, which provides an easy way to create pop-up menus in your app.


To install react-native-popup-menu, you can use either npm or yarn:

npm install react-native-popup-menu --save
# or
yarn add react-native-popup-menu


To use react-native-popup-menu, you need to import the PopupMenu component from the library and render it in your code. Here is an example of how to create a simple pop-up menu:

import React, { Component } from 'react';
import { View, Text } from 'react-native';
import { Menu, MenuOptions, MenuOption, MenuTrigger } from 'react-native-popup-menu';

export default class App extends Component {
  render() {
    return (
            <MenuOption onSelect={() => alert('Option 1')}>
              <Text>Option 1</Text>
            <MenuOption onSelect={() => alert('Option 2')}>
              <Text>Option 2</Text>

In this example, we are importing the necessary components from the library and rendering them inside a View component. The Menu component is the main container for our pop-up menu. Inside it, we have a MenuTrigger component, which is what the user clicks to open the menu. We also have a MenuOptions component, which contains the actual menu items. Each menu item is represented by a MenuOption component, which can be customized with its own onSelect function.


react-native-popup-menu provides many options for customizing the appearance and behavior of your pop-up menus. For example, you can customize the position of the menu by passing in a custom anchorView prop to the MenuTrigger component. You can also customize the animation of the menu by passing in an animationDuration prop to the Menu component.

<Menu anchorView={this.refs.myView} animationDuration={200}>
    <Text ref="myView">Menu</Text>

In addition, you can customize the style of the menu items by passing in a custom optionStyle prop to the MenuOption component. You can also customize the text color and size by passing in a custom textStyle prop.

  onSelect={() => alert('Option 1')}
  optionStyle={{ backgroundColor: 'red' }}
  textStyle={{ color: 'white', fontSize: 20 }}
  <Text>Option 1</Text>


react-native-popup-menu is a powerful and easy-to-use library for creating pop-up menus in your React Native app. With its many customization options, you can create menus that perfectly match the style and behavior of your app. So give it a try and see how it can improve the user experience of your app!

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