FAQ: React Router - Installing React Router

This community-built FAQ covers the “Installing React Router” exercise from the lesson “React Router”.

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React Router
(Beta) Learn React Router

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Upon following the tutorial steps, we are met with this error:

Failed to compile

./src/components/Search.jsAttempted import error: 'useHistory' is not exported from 'react-router-dom'.

It seems that in react-router-dom v6 useHistory() is replaced by useNavigate() . (source)

Replacing instances of useHistory() with useNavigate() seems to do the trick.

Similarly, useRouteMatch needs to be replaced with useMatch.

It would be good for the downloadable code package to be updated for others using this lesson.

Following issues with further sections because of the outdated version of React Router used in this tutorial, I manually updated package,json to use the old version so that I could continue the course.

"react-router-dom": "^5.2.0",