How To Make Login Page In React Js

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I recently had the opportunity to work on a project where I had to create a login page using React.js. In this article, I will share with you the steps I took to make a functional and user-friendly login page in React.js. Let’s dive in!

Setting Up the Project

Before we start building the login page, make sure you have React.js installed on your machine. If you haven’t done it yet, you can easily do so by following the instructions on the official React.js website.

Once React.js is set up, create a new React project by running the following command in your terminal:

npx create-react-app my-login-page

This will create a new directory called ‘my-login-page’ with all the necessary files to start our project. Navigate to the project directory by running:

cd my-login-page

Creating the Login Component

Now it’s time to create our login component. Inside the ‘src’ directory, create a new file called ‘Login.js’. This file will contain the code for our login page.

Let’s start by importing the necessary dependencies and setting up the basic structure of our component. Open ‘Login.js’ and add the following code:

import React, { useState } from 'react';

const Login = () => {
const [email, setEmail] = useState('');
const [password, setPassword] = useState('');

const handleEmailChange = (e) => {

const handlePasswordChange = (e) => {

const handleSubmit = (e) => {
// Logic to handle login

return (

Login Page


export default Login;

In the above code, we’re using the useState hook to create state variables for email and password. We also defined two helper functions, handleEmailChange and handlePasswordChange, to update the state variables as the user types in the input fields.

The handleSubmit function is called when the form is submitted. For now, it’s empty, but we will add the logic to handle the login later.

To see the login component in action, open ‘src/App.js’ and replace the existing code with the following:

import React from 'react';
import Login from './Login';

const App = () => {
return (

Welcome to My Login Page


export default App;

Save the file, and in your terminal, run the command:

npm start

Open your browser and go to ‘http://localhost:3000’. You should see the login page with the email and password input fields.

Handling the Login Functionality

Now that we have our login page set up, let’s add the logic to handle the login functionality. For this example, we will simulate a successful login by checking if the email and password match a predefined set of credentials.

In the ‘Login’ component, update the handleSubmit function as follows:

const handleSubmit = (e) => {

// Simulating API call to check credentials
if (email === '[email protected]' && password === 'password') {
alert('Login successful!');
} else {
alert('Invalid credentials!');

Save the file and test the login functionality. Enter the email ‘[email protected]’ and password ‘password’ in the respective fields and submit the form. You should see an alert saying “Login successful!”.

Congratulations! You have successfully created a login page in React.js. Of course, this is a basic example, and in a real-world scenario, you would need to integrate with a backend server for authentication and more robust error handling. But this should give you a good starting point to build upon.


In this article, we went through the process of creating a login page using React.js. We started by setting up the project, creating the login component, and handling the login functionality. This is just the beginning, and there is much more to learn and explore with React.js. I hope you found this article helpful and are now ready to create your own login pages using React.js.

To see the complete code for this project, you can find it on GitHub: