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How to Add Spinner Loader in NextJS ?

  • Last Updated : 13 Dec, 2021

In this article, we are going to learn how we can add spinner loader in NextJs. NextJS is a React-based framework. It has the power to Develop beautiful Web applications for different platforms like Windows, Linux, and mac.

Approach: To add our spinner loader we are going to use the react-loader-spinner package. The react-loader-spinner package helps us to integrate spinner loader in our app. So first, we will install the react-loader-spinner package and then we will add a spinner loader on our homepage.

Create NextJS Application: You can create a new NextJs project using the below command:

npx create-next-app gfg


Install the required package: Now we will install the react-loader-spinner package using the below command:

npm i react-loader-spinner

Project Structure: It will look like this.

Adding the Spinner Loader: After installing the package we can easily add a spinner loader on any page in our app. For this example, we are going to add a loader to our homepage.


import React from 'react';
import Loader from "react-loader-spinner";
import "react-loader-spinner/dist/loader/css/react-spinner-loader.css";
export default function SpinnerLoading(){
  return (
      <h2>NextJs Spinner Loader - GeeksforGeeks</h2>

Explanation: In the above example first, we are importing the Loader component and after that, we are using the Loader component in a new function to add our Spinner loader. Also setting color, height, weight, and timeout in the Loader component.

Steps to run the application: Run the below command in the terminal to run the app.

npm run dev


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