Tkinter: Basic GUI Widgets Elements with Python Example

Graphical user interface with tkinker python library

Amit Chauhan
5 min readJul 16, 2022
Photo by Christopher Gower on Unsplash

In the previous article, we read about the basic idea of tkinker, if you want to read that article, the link is here.

This article will cover mostly the widgets of the tkinter. Widgets are the different types of instances through which we interface with operating system functionality by adding buttons, labels, menus, and other elements.

Creating a Simple Button

In this widget, we will create a button and give the functionality to close the root window after clicking on the button.


# Importing the tkinker library
from tkinter import *

# creating an object to get the root window
root = Tk()

# Window size of the tkinter

# button creation with close function on clicking
button = Button(root, text = 'Click me !', bd = '5',
command = root.destroy)

# the pack method used to give the position of the button
button.pack(side = 'top')



Creating button with Image

In this widget, we will insert an image with the text to enhance the visual of the button. In this…