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Vue Tip: Use Vue App Instance as Global Store

Michael Hoffmann (Mokkapps) - Senior Frontend Developer (Freelancer)
Michael Hoffmann
Jul 25, 2022
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Vue provides globalProperties on the app instance, an object that can be used to register global properties that can be accessed on any component instance inside the application.

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This is a replacement of Vue 2's Vue.prototype which is no longer present in Vue 3.

main.js
import { createApp } from 'vue'const app = createApp({  /* root component options */})app.config.globalProperties.msg = 'hello'

msg can be accessed on any component instance inside the application:

MyComponent.vue
<script>export default {  mounted() {    console.log(this.msg) // 'hello'  },}</script>
Warning

As with anything global, this should be used sparingly. If your app state is too complex, it's better to use Pinia.


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