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Notifications in react : react-toastify

Notifications in react : react-toastify

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Harshit Saini
·Mar 31, 2021·

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This is not like pop notifications. This is more like a customized alert notification.

Click here to visit the official GitHub page of this project.

How to use react-toastify

Step 1: Install it

npm i react-toastify

Step 2: Import it in app.js file

  import React from 'react';

  import { ToastContainer } from 'react-toastify';
  import 'react-toastify/dist/ReactToastify.css';

  function App(){

    return (
        <ToastContainer />

Import ToastContaner from react-toastify and the CSS file form react-toastify/dist/
Then just use the ToastContainer container.
This is how you configure react-toastify.

Step 3: Use it

Just import toast from react-toastify in the file where you want to use it

import { toast } from 'react-toastify'

if(error) toast.alert("an error has occured ")

There are different kinds of toast containers such as

  1. alert
  2. success
  3. info
  4. warning

You can read the full documentation here

NOTE: you can also customize how the popup will look like. Now you can just read the documentation to know all kind of things that you can do with this.

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