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Pratyush Vashishat February 2016

How to use an ejs variable inside a react render function?

I'm passing a variable abcd to my index.ejs which in turn calls a react js file to render the index.ejs page. I've been able to access <%= abcd %> inside index.ejs but not inside the render function of react. Can you help me out?



MadeInMoon February 2016

I faced the same problem but with a index.html file, filled by a React component, and resolved it like this:

In index.html

    window.abcd = '<%- abcd %>';

In your react component

render: function(){
            <p> {window.abcd} </p>

This worked perfectly for me, if someone has a cleaner proposition, i'm in!

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