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useReactRouter is a React Hook that provides pub-sub behavior for react-router. Unlike the withRouter Higher-Order Component, useReactRouter will re-render your component when the location changes!

useReactRouter() returns an object that contains the history, location, and match properties that would be passed as props by the HOC.

A tutorial covering the design and development of this package can be found on Medium: How to Convert withRouter to a React Hook.

Why Pub-Sub?

Pub-sub behavior is a common request (that's commonly rejected) for the react-router package.

For users who adamently prefer pub-sub behavior over react-router's suggested alternatives, this package offers a solution.

A non-pub-sub React Hook is anticipated to eventually be included in the react-router package itself.

Install

You must be using react-router and react-router-dom v5.0.0 or greater.

  • npm install use-react-router or
  • yarn add use-react-router

Use

Import useReactRouter and use it as a React Hook.

import useReactRouter from 'use-react-router';

const MyPath = () => {
  const { history, location, match } = useReactRouter();
  return (
    <div>
      My location is {location.pathname}!
    </div>
  );
};

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