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What does the component do?

  • It is used for structuring content into various sub-groups.

When should the component be used?

  • When clear sub-groups can be created within the content.
  • When the sub-groups provide the user with additional information on the main content.
  • The main content should not be packed in an accordion.


  • An accordion can have 1 to n entries.
  • All accordions are always closed by default.
  • The accordion header always consists of a text title.
  • The title may be a maximum of two lines.
  • Icons in the title are not permitted.
  • The entire area of the accordion header is clickable and opens/closes the accordion.
  • Several or all entries can be opened at the same time. Alternatively, the ‘only one accordion expanded’ function can be used.
  • An accordion component within an accordion entry is not permitted.
States and variants


The component has the following states:

  • Collapsed
  • Expanded



Image of an accordion



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