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Breadcrumbs are used to visualize the path to the currently open resource. It is designed to be used with header or footer.

Examples #

Properties #

Property Attribute Description Type Default
theme theme Theme "" | "default" | "turva" ""
variation variation Variation "footer" | "header" "header"

Usage #

This section includes guidelines for designers and developers about the usage of this component in different contexts.

When to use #

  • When you need to show a path to the currently open page.
  • When you want to to give an easy to way to navigate back to previous resources.
  • When you have deep navigation structures.

When not to use #

  • Don't replace heading or footer elements with breadcrumbs.

Accessibility #

This component has been validated to meet the WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility guidelines. You can find additional information regarding accessibility of this component below.


For integration, event and theming guidelines, please see Using Components. This documentation explains how to implement and use Duet’s components across different technologies like Angular, React or Vanilla JavaScript.


Follow these practical tutorials to learn how to build simple page layouts using Duet’s CSS Framework, Web Components and other features:


Building Layouts


Using CLI Tools


Creating Custom Patterns


Server Side Rendering


Sharing Prototypes


Usage With Markdown


If you experience any issues while using a component, please head over to the Support page for more guidelines and help.