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CSS Imports

CSS Side Effect Imports

This documentation is no longer relevant when using Remix Vite. CSS side effect imports work out of the box in Vite.

Some NPM packages use side effect imports of plain CSS files (e.g. import "./styles.css") to declare the CSS dependencies of JavaScript files. If you want to consume one of these packages, first ensure you've set up CSS bundling in your application.

For example, a module may have source code like this:

import "./menu-button.css";

export function MenuButton() {
  return <button data-menu-button>{/* ... */}</button>;

Since JavaScript runtimes don't support importing CSS in this way, you'll need to add any relevant packages to the serverDependenciesToBundle option in your remix.config.js file. This ensures that any CSS imports are compiled out of your code before running it on the server. For example, to use React Spectrum:

/** @type {import('@remix-run/dev').AppConfig} */
module.exports = {
  serverDependenciesToBundle: [
  // ...
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