How to set 'src' to resource root in webpack?

by mallory_cormier , in category: Javascript , 15 days ago

How to set 'src' to resource root in webpack?

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by cali_green , 14 days ago

@mallory_cormier 

To set the src directory as the resource root in webpack, you can use the resolve configuration option in your webpack configuration file.


Inside the resolve object, add the following property:

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module.exports = {
  resolve: {
    modules: ['src', 'node_modules']
  }
};


By setting the modules property to ['src', 'node_modules'], webpack will first look for modules in the src directory before searching in the node_modules directory. This allows you to import modules and resources relative to the src directory in your project.


After making this change in your webpack configuration file, you can now import modules or resources relative to the src directory in your project by simply specifying the path without needing to include the full path from the root directory.


For example, if you have a module located at src/components/Header.js, you can import it in another file like this:

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import Header from 'components/Header';


This will tell webpack to look for the Header.js file in the src/components directory.