Transferring Properties in React |

There is a frustrating side to working with properties. We kinda saw this side in the previous tutorial. Passing properties from one component to another is nice and simple when you are dealing with only one layer of components. When you wish to send a property across multiple layers of components, things start getting complicated.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at

Greetings, at the end of the article you mention “We will look at better ways later on that solve this “transferring properties” problem much better without any side effects.” Are you talking about 'ref’s and 'portal’s? I think it would be more useful if you mentioned what that mechanism is - to be able to skip ahead and follow the thread of working with properties. Yes, love your approach to instructing, perfect for noobs like myself :slight_smile:

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Good point! The article I was referring to (and will link to) is the following:


… oof, thanks, I guess wrong, glad you clarified that :slight_smile: