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Creating a Reactjs Component Using the Styled Components Library

When you want to use a particular HTML element and define its styles using CSS classes in Reactjs and also reuse it elsewhere, it can be helpful to be able to define it as a react component and style it in the same file without recurring to inline styling. You can achieve this by using the styled-components library, in this quick tips episode, you will learn how. Above is the vid and below you will find some useful notes.
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    Create the Styled Component

    • Create the app using npx create-react-app
      npx create-react-app quick-tips-react-styled-components
    • Install the styled-components library
      npm install --save styled-components
    • Start the app
      npm start
    • Create the styled component HTML element to use by typing styled.HTML-ELEMENT. In this case, I am using an h1 (styled.h1).
      import styled from "styled-components";
      const Title = styled.h1`
        color: palevioletred;
        border-left: 5px palevioletred solid;
        padding-left: 5px;
    • Use the new component in the same way you would for the type of styled component that you selected (h1 in this case).
          This is the styled Title
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