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JavaScript React Components (2018) Managing State and Data Flow Controlled Components

Stateful vs Stateless Components

Hey there! I really need to know when to use stateful components and when not to.

1 Answer

Clayton Perszyk
Clayton Perszyk
Treehouse Moderator 48,723 Points

You use stateful components as a wrapper for stateless components. All changes to state (data) happen in stateful components and the state then propagates to stateless components.

Thank you @Clayton Perszyk.