Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

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 48,565 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.