Copy to clipboard with React

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Copying text to the clipboard with JS is surprisingly easy with most browsers offering a couple of different ways to do this as seen on MDN.

In essence, all you need to do is have an input element that has some selectable text that can be copied.

A reusable component can be created using the following code…

From there all you need to do is add a touch of styling, add a separate button to handle the click event, and/or give some feedback to the user that the text has been copied to the clipboard which can be done with some tricks listed in my other post about a self-closing popup with React hooks.

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