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I'm working on react-router-dom app for the first time since I started using react/redux and I'm having a trouble with using Redirect component.

I want to fire Redirect when authentication is successful but it does not redirect to the page that I want after authentication.


import { BrowserRouter as Router, Route } from 'react-router-dom';
import { createStore, applyMiddleware } from 'redux';
import ReduxThunk from 'redux-thunk';

import App from './components/app';
import Page1 from './containers/page1';
import Signin from './containers/auth/signin';

import Reducers from './reducers';

const createStoreWithMiddleware = applyMiddleware(ReduxThunk)(createStore);
const store = createStoreWithMiddleware(Reducers);

  <Provider store={store}>
        <Route path="/" component={App}/>
        <Route path="/" component={Signin}/>
        <Route path="/signin" component={Signin}/>
        <Route path="/page1" component={Page1}/>
, document.querySelector('.container')); 


import { BrowserRouter as Route, Redirect } from 'react-router-dom';

import { userSignin } from '../../actions/index';

class Signin extends Component {
  constructor(props) {

    this.state = { username: '', password: '' };

    this.handleSubmit = this.handleSubmit.bind(this);
    this.handleUsernameChange = this.handleUsernameChange.bind(this);
    this.handlePasswordChange = this.handlePasswordChange.bind(this);

  componentWillUpdate(nextProps) {
    if (this.props.authenticated !== nextProps.authenticated) {
      if (nextProps.authenticated) {
        console.log('true?', nextProps.authenticated)
        return (
          <Redirect to="/page1" />

  handleSubmit(e) {
    this.props.userSignin({ username: this.state.username, password: this.state.password });
    this.setState({ username: '', password: '' });

  render() {
    return (
      <form onSubmit={this.handleSubmit}>
          <button type="submit">SIGNIN</button>

function mapStateToProps(state) {
  return {
    authenticated: state.auth.authenticated,
    errMsg: state.auth.err

function mapDispatchToProps(dispatch) {
  return {
    userSignin: ({ username, password }) => dispatch(userSignin({ username, password }))

export default connect(mapStateToProps, mapDispatchToProps)(Signin);

In this code, this does log true? but it does not redirect to the /page1.

As I mentioned, this is my first time using react-router-dom library and I apologize for any dumb mistake that I have in my code.

Thank you and please insight me!

Instead of Redirect use this.props.history.push('/path1') and wrap the connect() in withRouter(import from react-router) like this:

export default withRouter(connect(mapStateToProps, mapDispatchToProps)(Signin));

If you want to use Redirect, maintain the authenticated value in the local state , update it in componentWillReceiveProps and conditionally render the <Redirect /> in render method.

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