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Discussion on: Using React Context for state management in Next.js

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Mattias Fjellvang

Thanks for the article Cassidy. How would you go about updating the context values? I have an API request that will be fired, and on response, I'd like to update the context.

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Cassidy Williams Author

You can do that in any state variables you store in the Context! In your example, I'd probably call your API in a useEffect and then set a state variable in that, and then make sure that state variable is passed into Context. Here's an example of that from the Jamstack Explorers GitHub repo: github.com/netlify/explorers/blob/...