Cannot update a component while rendering a different component warning

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I am getting this warning in react:

index.js:1 Warning: Cannot update a component (`ConnectFunction`) 
while rendering a different component (`Register`). To locate the 
bad setState() call inside `Register` 

I went to the locations indicated in the stack trace and removed all setstates but the warning still persists. Is it possible this could occur from redux dispatch?

my code:

register.js

class Register extends Component {
  render() {
    if( this.props.registerStatus === SUCCESS) { 
      // Reset register status to allow return to register page
      this.props.dispatch( resetRegisterStatus())  # THIS IS THE LINE THAT CAUSES THE ERROR ACCORDING TO THE STACK TRACE
      return <Redirect push to = {HOME}/>
    }
    return (
      <div style = {{paddingTop: "180px", background: 'radial-gradient(circle, rgba(106,103,103,1) 0%, rgba(36,36,36,1) 100%)', height: "100vh"}}>
        <RegistrationForm/>
      </div>
    );
  }
}

function mapStateToProps( state ) {
  return {
    registerStatus: state.userReducer.registerStatus
  }
}

export default connect ( mapStateToProps ) ( Register );

function which triggers the warning in my registerForm component called by register.js

handleSubmit = async () => {
    if( this.isValidForm() ) { 
      const details = {
        "username": this.state.username,
        "password": this.state.password,
        "email": this.state.email,
        "clearance": this.state.clearance
      }
      await this.props.dispatch( register(details) )
      if( this.props.registerStatus !== SUCCESS && this.mounted ) {
        this.setState( {errorMsg: this.props.registerError})
        this.handleShowError()
      }
    }
    else {
      if( this.mounted ) {
        this.setState( {errorMsg: "Error - registration credentials are invalid!"} )
        this.handleShowError()
      }
    }
  }

Stacktrace:

Stacktrace

Answer

I fixed this issue by removing the dispatch from the register components render method to the componentwillunmount method. This is because I wanted this logic to occur right before redirecting to the login page. In general it’s best practice to put all your logic outside the render method so my code was just poorly written before. Hope this helps anyone else in future 🙂

My refactored register component:

class Register extends Component {

  componentWillUnmount() {
    // Reset register status to allow return to register page
    if ( this.props.registerStatus !== "" ) this.props.dispatch( resetRegisterStatus() )
  }

  render() {
    if( this.props.registerStatus === SUCCESS ) { 
      return <Redirect push to = {LOGIN}/>
    }
    return (
      <div style = {{paddingTop: "180px", background: 'radial-gradient(circle, rgba(106,103,103,1) 0%, rgba(36,36,36,1) 100%)', height: "100vh"}}>
        <RegistrationForm/>
      </div>
    );
  }
}



Source: stackoverflow