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Countdown timer restarts when page is refreshed

How can I stop my react countdown timer from resetting when the page is refreshed?


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Hi there @iceicebb,

One way to achieve that is to use the local storage of the browser.

For more information on how to use local storage with JavaScript, I would recommend going through this tutorial here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/js-introduction-localstorage-sessionstorage

Also on a side note, here is an example code on how to do that with a counter:

https://codepen.io/anon/pen/GymRNV?editors=1011

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby