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Inline Loading spinners are used when performing actions. They help notify user's that their action is being processed.

Experimental Inline Loading

Loading data...

Vanilla JS

<!-- Loading Success State -->
<div data-inline-loading class="bx--inline-loading">
  <div class="bx--inline-loading__animation">
    <div data-inline-loading-spinner class="bx--loading bx--loading--small">
      <svg class="bx--loading__svg" viewBox="-75 -75 150 150">
        <circle class="bx--loading__background" cx="0" cy="0" r="37.5" />
        <circle class="bx--loading__stroke" cx="0" cy="0" r="37.5" />
    <svg data-inline-loading-finished hidden class="bx--inline-loading__checkmark-container bx--inline-loading__svg" xmlns="" viewBox="0 0 10 10">
      <polyline class="bx--inline-loading__checkmark" points="0.74 3.4 3.67 6.34 9.24 0.74"></polyline>
  <p data-inline-loading-text-active class="bx--inline-loading__text">Loading data...</p>
  <p data-inline-loading-text-finished hidden class="bx--inline-loading__text">Data loaded.</p>
  <button data-inline-loading-demo-button class="bx--btn bx--btn--primary">Toggle state</button>



Getting component class reference

import { InlineLoading } from 'carbon-components';
With pre-build bundle (carbon-components.min.js)
var InlineLoading = CarbonComponents.InlineLoading;


// `#my-inline-loading` is an element with `[data-inline-loading]` attribute

Static properties

Name Type Description
states Object The loading states. Contains INACTIVE, ACTIVE and FINISHED properties.

Public Methods

Name Params Description
release Deletes the instance
setState state : string Sets the active/inactive/finished state
Example - Transitioning the loading spinner to the finished state
// `#my-inline-loading` is an element with `[data-inline-loading]` attribute
var inlineLoadingInstance = InlineLoading.create(document.getElementById('my-inline-loading'));


Option Default Selector Description
selectorInit [data-inline-loading] The CSS selector to find the inline loading components
selectorSpinner [data-inline-loading-spinner] The CSS selector to find the spinner
selectorFinished [data-inline-loading-finished] The CSS selector to find the "finished" icon
selectorTextActive [data-inline-loading-text-active] The CSS selector to find the text describing the active state
selectorTextFinished [data-inline-loading-text-finished] The CSS selector to find the text describing the finished state
classLoadingStop .bx--loading--stop The CSS class for spinner's stopped state