How to Add a Top Loading Bar in React

In this blog post, we will learn how to add a top loading bar in React using the react-top-loading-bar package. The react-top-loading-bar package provides a simple and customizable loading bar component that can be easily integrated into your React applications.

Demo Application

Output - How to Add a Top Loading Bar in React - Clue Mediator
Output – How to Add a Top Loading Bar in React – Clue Mediator

Steps to Add a Top Loading Bar in React

  1. Project structure
  2. Package dependencies
  3. Implementation
  4. Output

1. Project structure

  • react-loading-bar
    • node_modules
    • public
      • index.html
    • src
      • App.js
      • index.css
      • index.js
    • package-lock.json
    • package.json

2. Package dependencies

To get started, we need to install the react-top-loading-bar package in our React project. Open your terminal and run the following command:

You will find the version of the following packages in React application.


3. Implementation

Next, we need to import the LoadingBar component from the react-top-loading-bar package into our React component. Add the following import statement at the top of your file:

Now, let’s add the LoadingBar component to your React component using the progress variable. Here’s an example:


In this example, we use the useState hook to create a progress state variable that represents the loading progress. We have added three buttons. These buttons are used to simulate different loading scenarios. When clicked, they call the setProgress function to update the progress value accordingly.

4. Output

Run your application and check the output in the browser.
Live Demo


Adding a top loading bar in React can greatly improve the user experience by providing visual feedback during loading operations. The react-top-loading-bar package makes it easy to integrate a customizable loading bar component into your React applications. In this blog post, we learned the steps to add a top loading bar using the react-top-loading-bar package with the progress variable. Give it a try and enhance your React applications with a sleek and functional loading bar!

That’s it for today.
Thank you for reading. Happy Coding..!!

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