How to Create a Web3 Connect Wallet Button in React

In this guide, learn how to create your own custom Connect Wallet button easily.

How to Create a Web3 Connect Wallet Button in React

In this guide, learn how to create your own custom Connect Wallet button — using our UI component builder to customize it and drag-&-drop it into your React app or website — or our Wallet SDK to build a custom flow from scratch

Let's get started!

Connect Wallet Builder

In this section, we will see how to use the Connect builder on the thirdweb dashboard to build a custom Connect wallet button!

Head over to the Connect Wallet page on the thirdweb dashboard. You'll get a page with many customization options for your Connect Wallet button:

thirdweb Connect Interactive Builder — try it!


In the general tab, you can select the wallets and methods that you want your users to connect to your site. You can also toggle auth and switch to active chain here.

In the ThirdwebProvider there is a prop called supportedWallets which takes in an array as the argument. You can pass in all the wallets here. If you take a look at the code section, you'll be able to see it:

Setting up Smart Wallet and Auth requires a little more setup. You can take a look at their respective guides to know more about them if you want to add them to your app:


The appearance tab mainly focuses on branding your connect wallet button and modal. You can change the texts, icons, splash images, etc. You can also add a link to your privacy policy or TOC if you like! You can change the values here as you wish. Once you are done, you can play around with the live preview to finalise everything.

If everything looks good, copy the props from the code section and paste them into your React app to replicate the button.


You can change the colour of pretty much everything that you see here!

This adds the theme prop to the ConnectWallet button where you can change the colours of all the options available.

Building a connect wallet button from scratch

We will now build a connect wallet button in a react app from scratch. Hope you already have a react app setup with thirdweb, but if not, you can use thirdweb create to spin up a new app:

npx thirdweb create

Changing the button styles

We will add a className to the button to change the styles of the button. If you are using our Next.js starter you can add the class using CSS modules like this:

<ConnectWallet className={buttonStyles.connectButton} />

Now, you can head to the CSS file and add your styles. I am going to add these styles for now:

.connectButton {
  background-color: #405cf5 !important;
  border-radius: 2px !important;
  -webkit-box-shadow: 10px 10px 20px -6px rgba(100, 230, 250, 0.7) !important;
  -moz-box-shadow: 10px 10px 20px -6px rgba(100, 230, 250, 0.7) !important;
  box-shadow: 0px 0px 20px 2px rgba(100, 230, 250, 0.7) !important;
  color: #fff !important;
  cursor: pointer !important;
  font-size: 100% !important;
  height: 44px !important;
  padding: 0 25px !important;
  position: relative !important;
  text-align: center !important;
  transition: all 0.15s ease-in-out !important;

.connectButton:hover {
  box-shadow: 0px 0px 40px 5px rgba(100, 230, 250, 0.7) !important;
  transform: translateY(-2px) !important;

This will give you a button like this:

Updated connect wallet

Feel free to change the styles to customise the button to your liking, but make sure to add the !important property to override the default styles.

Changing wallet icons

If you don't want to use the boring default icons, you can also use custom icons! Head over to where you have initialised your ThirdwebProvider (_app.tsx in the case of Next.js) and add the following:

  const customMetamaskWallet = metamaskWallet();
  const customCoinbaseWallet = coinbaseWallet();
  const customWalletConnectWallet = walletConnect(); = "METAMASK";
  customMetamaskWallet.meta.iconURL = "/metamaskIcon.png"; = "COINBASE";
  customCoinbaseWallet.meta.iconURL = "/coinbaseIcon.png"; = "WALLETCONNECT";
  customWalletConnectWallet.meta.iconURL = "/walletConnectIcon.png";

Just add the images to your public folder, and make sure to update the icon URL path to the path of your icons.

You can import these hooks from the @thirdweb-dev/react package like this:

import {
} from "@thirdweb-dev/react";

Finally, pass these in an array in supportedWallets in the ThirdwebProvider:


You can now see your much cooler icons by clicking the connect wallet button!

Updated wallet icons

Custom theme

To change the theme of your connect wallet button and modal, you can pass a prop called customTheme with all the colors that you want to change:

 const customTheme = darkTheme({
    colors: {
      modalBg: "#FFFFFF",
      primaryText: "#FFF",
      walletSelectorButtonHoverBg: "#EEEEEE",
      separatorLine: "#FFFFFF",
      borderColor: "#EEEEEE",
      accentText: "#c0ffee",
<ConnectWallet className={buttonStyles.connectButton} theme={customTheme} />

This makes it look much better!

Customised modal theme

But the right-hand side seems too plain, so let's customise the welcome screen now.

Welcome Screen

You can pass another prop and write out your own JSX for the welcome screen:

  welcomeScreen={() => {
    return (
          display: "flex",
          flexDirection: "column",
          alignItems: "center",
          justifyContent: "center",
          padding: 20,
        <h2>Jacket NFT</h2>
        <p>Connect your wallet to claim!</p>

This was a simple example with some text and an image, which gives a result like this:

Custom welcome screen

But you can go crazy with your UI to add as many things as you wish!

Some other props

You can also change the button text, modal title, modal icon, and much more by just passing some props like this:

  modalTitle="Select Wallet"

You can see the full list of props here.

Combining all of these, we have an amazing connect wallet flow!

Final modal

Wrapping up

This guide taught us how to create your own customized Connect Wallet button. You can now use it in your amazing apps!

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