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    Store Values in localStorage with the React useEffect Hook

    reactReact

    When you refresh the page in JavaScript, it will clear values that you possibly want to be persisted if you don't store it somewhere as in localStorage.

    Storing something in localStorage is a side effect and in React 16.6 you can utilize useEffect to deal with exactly this type of situation. In this lesson, we'll use useEffect to set a state variable in state whenever state is updated.

    We'll also look at some optimizations available to us with useEffect so we don't have it running every time the component renders.