Feature Flags

Expose features to your users using feature flags.

Feature flags allow you to toggle functionality on/off during runtime and give people access to certain features based on their attributes, like their role or the current billing plan.

Import#

  • FeaturesProvider: The context provider that manages state.
  • Has: Conditionally render components.
  • useFlag: Hook that returns a flag value.
  • useFeatures: Returns the features context.
  • useHasFeature: Hook used to check if user has one or more features.
import { FeaturesProvider, Has, useFlag } from '@saas-ui/pro'

Setup#

Add FeaturesProvider in the root of you application, to make sure the features context is available throughout your app. The options can either be hardcoded or preferably loaded from your database, so it can be updated on the fly.

The provider options contain segments with attributes (attr) that can be matched against the identify user, more on this below. A user can match multiple segments, and segments can have multiple features. A feature can be either a string or Feature object with a id and value. Strings will be parsed as booleans, while feature objects support custom values.

Configuration#

Here is an example config.

const options: FeaturesOptions = {
segments: [
{
id: 'admin',
attr: [
{
key: 'role',
value: 'admin',
},
],
features: ['settings', { id: 'value-feature', value: 'enabled' }],
},
{
id: 'proPlan',
attr: [
{
key: 'plan',
value: 'pro',
},
],
features: ['inbox'],
},
],
}
function App({ children }) {
return <FeaturesProvider value={options}>{chilren}</FeaturesProvider>
}

Identify a user#

Identifying a user will match their attributes against the configured segments.

Use the useFeatures hook to get access to the features context and create a hook to identify the user. The user object is typically accessible through your AuthProvider using the useAuth hook. If you need additional attributes you can add those as well.

Then add a useEffect hook to call identify like to example below.

function Layout({ children }) {
const features = useFeatures()
const { user } = useAuth()
// const user = {
// id: 1,
// plan: 'pro',
// role: 'admin'
// }
React.useEffect(() => {
if (features.isReady && user) {
features.identify(user)
}
}, [features.isReady, user])
return <>{children}</>
}

Usage#

Basic example#

function App() {
const features = useFeatures()
const [plan, setPlan] = React.useState('basic')
const user = React.useMemo(() => {
return {
id: 1,
role: 'admin',
plan,
}
}, [plan])
const upgrade = () => {
setPlan('pro')
}
const downgrade = () => {
setPlan('basic')
}
React.useEffect(() => {
if (features.isReady) {
features.identify(user)
}
}, [features.isReady, user])
return (
<Stack>
{plan === 'pro' ? (
<Button onClick={downgrade}>Downgrade</Button>
) : (
<Button onClick={upgrade}>Upgrade</Button>
)}
<Text>Features: {Object.keys(features.flags).join(', ')}</Text>
</Stack>
)
}

Has#

<Has feature="settings">
<Button colorScheme="green">Settings Enabled</Button>
</Has>

Has with fallback#

<Has
feature="beta-feature"
fallback={<Button colorScheme="red">Enable beta features</Button>}
>
<Button colorScheme="green">Disable beta features</Button>
</Has>

Has with multiple features#

<Has
feature={['settings', 'enterprise-feature']}
fallback={<Button colorScheme="red">Feature Disabled</Button>}
>
<Button colorScheme="green">Feature Enabled</Button>
</Has>

Has with exact features#

<Has
feature={['settings', 'beta']}
exact={false}
fallback={<Button colorScheme="red">Feature Disabled</Button>}
>
<Button colorScheme="green">Feature Enabled</Button>
</Has>

Has with value#

<Has feature="value-feature" value="enabled">
<Button colorScheme="green">Feature Enabled</Button>
</Has>

Has with multiple values#

<Has
feature={['settings', 'value-feature']}
value="enabled"
fallback={<Button colorScheme="red">Feature Disabled</Button>}
>
<Button colorScheme="green">Feature Enabled</Button>
</Has>

Has with render prop#

<Has feature={['settings']}>
{({ flags }) => {
const features = Object.keys(flags)
return <Button colorScheme="green">Feature Enabled: {features[0]}</Button>
}}
</Has>

useFlag#

function Settings() {
return (
<Card px="4">
<PropertyList>
<Property label="settings" value={String(useFlag('settings'))} />
<Property label="beta" value={String(useFlag('beta'))} />
<Property label="inbox" value={String(useFlag('inbox'))} />
<Property
label="value-feature"
value={String(useFlag('value-feature'))}
/>
</PropertyList>
</Card>
)
}

useHasFeature#

function Settings() {
const enabled = useHasFeature('settings')
if (!enabled) {
return <EmptyState title="No access" />
}
return <Box>Settings</Box>
}

Multiple features#

function Settings() {
const enabled = useHasFeature(['settings', 'beta'])
if (!enabled) {
return <EmptyState title="No access" />
}
return <Box>Settings</Box>
}

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