In this article, we will learn about the React UseRef hook with some practical examples. React provides a bunch of hooks that allow you to add features to your components.
React provides a bunch of hooks that allow you to add features to your components. These hooks make it easier to encapsulate stateful behavior and side effects in your functional components in order to increase readability and to use less code.
In this article, we will learn about the React UseRef hook with some practical examples. Let’s get right into it.
useRef() in React returns an object that has a property
current that we can access as we do with objects. This property is initialized to the passed argument in the function
useRef() . The returned object will persist for the full lifetime of the component.
useRef() accepts one argument, which is the value to initialize the property
current in the returned object.