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Data grid - Column header

Customize your columns header.

You can configure the headers with:

  • headerName: The title of the column rendered in the column header cell.
  • description: The description of the column rendered as tooltip if the column header name is not fully displayed.
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Custom header renderer

You can customize the look of each header with the renderHeader method. It takes precedence over the headerName property.

const columns: GridColDef[] = [
    field: 'date',
    width: 150,
    type: 'date',
    renderHeader: (params: GridColumnHeaderParams) => (
        {'Birthday '}
        <span role="img" aria-label="enjoy">
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Styling header

You can check the styling header section for more information.

Column menu

By default, each column header displays a column menu. The column menu allows actions to be performed in the context of the target column, e.g. filtering. To disable the column menu, set the prop disableColumnMenu={true}.

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