The error is thrown because document is only available inside the browser and not on the server. Next js executes this code on the server side and that’s why the error is thrown.
Instead, the problem can usually be resolved in one of two ways.
- Load the Libraries in Proper Order. Arguably, the most popular reason for seeing a ReferenceError has to do with the fact that our script is referencing a variable that has yet to be defined.
- Leverage Undefined Values.
Is document defined in node?
The short answer is don’t use document and window object in node. js as they are not available in node.
Is not defined error?
Is not defined uncaught reference?
The most common reason behind the error “Uncaught ReferenceError: $ is not defined” is executing the jQuery code before the jQuery library file has loaded. Therefore make sure that you’re executing the jQuery code only after jQuery library file has finished loading.
Is not defined script?
It could be that you have your script tag called before the jquery script is called. First you need to make sure that jQuery script is loaded. This could be from a CDN or local on your website. If you don’t load this first before trying to use jQuery it will tell you that jQuery is not defined.
What does reference error mean?
An #REF error (the “ref” stands for reference) is the message Excel displays when a formula references a cell that no longer exists, usually caused by deleting cells that a formula is referring to.
What does uncaught reference error mean?
What can I use instead of document all?
getElementsByTagName(‘*’) is more equivalent to document. all .
What to do when document is not defined in react?
If you are using any other server side rendering library. Then add the code that you want to run at the client side in componentDidMount. If you are using React Hooks then use useEffects in the place of componentsDidMount. It depends on when the self executing anonymous function is running.
When to get ReferenceError ” X is not defined “?
Why do I get a document is not defined error?
When you are using server side rendering there is no browser. Hence, there will not be any variable window or document. Hence this error shows up. If you are using Next JS you can use the dynamic rendering to prevent server side rendering for the component.
ReferenceError. What went wrong? There is a non-existent variable referenced somewhere. This variable needs to be declared, or you need to make sure it is available in your current script or scope. Note: When loading a library (such as jQuery), make sure it is loaded before you access library variables, such as “$”.