freeCodeCamp Challenge Guide: Use the Lifecycle Method componentWillMount

Use the Lifecycle Method componentWillMount

Problem Explanation

The challenge is a basic introduction to React’s LifeCycle components.
These methods are also called Lifecycle Hooks.


Hint 1

Log something to the console in the react componentWillMount method.

Hint 2

The console.log(); statement is used to log to the browser console.


Solution 1 (Click to Show/Hide)

Since you can log anything, use the console.log(); and pass in a string. The componentWillMount method should look like:

componentWillMount() {
  console.log('Component being mounted');

Note: The componentWillMount Lifecycle method has been deprecated as of version 17, and does not work on later versions. (Source)