What is the proper way to access Redux store?

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What is the proper way to access Redux store?

The best way to access your store in a component is to use the connect() function, that creates a new component that wraps around your existing one. This pattern is called Higher-Order Components, and is generally the preferred way of extending a component’s functionality in React. This allows you to map state and action creators to your component, and have them passed in automatically as your store updates.

Let’s take an example of component using connect:

Due to it having quite a few performance optimizations and generally being less likely to cause bugs, the Redux developers almost always recommend using connect() over accessing the store directly (using context API).


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