Programming language: JavaScript
License: MIT License
Tags: UI Components     Chart     React     Graph     Highcharts    
Latest version: v16.1.0

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Highcharts 6.x.x component for react. For highcharts 5.x.x use v. 13.0.0


react-highcharts | react-highcharts/more | react-highcharts/highstock | react-highcharts/highmaps

You can also see Code for the demo and run demo locally


npm install react-highcharts --save


The React-Highcharts repository itself is MIT licensed, however note that this module is dependent on Highcharts.js. For commercial use, you need a valid Highcharts license.



npm install react-highcharts highcharts react --save
const React = require('react');
const ReactDOM = require('react-dom');

const ReactHighcharts = require('react-highcharts'); // Expects that Highcharts was loaded in the code.

const config = {
  /* HighchartsConfig */

ReactDOM.render(<ReactHighcharts config = {config}></ReactHighcharts>, document.body);

Optional after-render callback

const afterRender = (chart) => { /* do stuff with the chart  */ };
<ReactHighcharts config = {config} callback = {afterRender}></ReactHighcharts>

Passing properties to the wrapping DOM element

<ReactHighcharts config = {config} domProps = {{id: 'chartId'}}></ReactHighcharts>

Accessing Highcharts API After Render

For access to methods & properties from the Highcharts library you can use ReactHighcharts.Highcharts. For example, the Highcharts options are available via ReactHighcharts.Highcharts.getOptions().

Highcharts provides an API for manipulating a chart after the initial render. See the Methods and Properties in the documentation. Here's how you access it:

class MyComponent extends React.Component {
  componentDidMount() {
    let chart = this.refs.chart.getChart();
    chart.series[0].addPoint({x: 10, y: 12});

  render() {
    return <ReactHighcharts config={config} ref="chart"></ReactHighcharts>;

Limiting Highchart Rerenders

Rerendering a highcharts graph is expensive. You can pass in a isPureConfig option to the ReactHighcharts component, which will keep the highcharts graph from being updated so long as the provided config is referentially equal to its previous value. There is also neverReflow property.

Rendering on the server with node

See this recipe

Using highmaps (demo)

const ReactHighmaps = require('react-highcharts/ReactHighmaps');

Using highstock (demo)

const ReactHighstock = require('react-highcharts/ReactHighstock')

Using highcharts modules/add-ons like exporting, data, etc. (demo)

Use highcharts-more npm package.

const ReactHighcharts = require('react-highcharts')

You can find the full list here

Passing Highcharts instance manually

const ReactHighcharts = require('react-highcharts').withHighcharts(ReactHighstock)

For Contributors

Running tests

Run npm test

Running demo

git clone https://github.com/kirjs/react-highcharts.git
cd react-highcharts && npm install
npm run demo

Point your browser at http://localhost:8080

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the react-highcharts README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.