Accordion component

Posted on 27th January 2020

A stock image of a man playing an accordion

Inspired by this video by Tyler Potts chosen randomly from my YouTube watch later list - - I made a small accordion component to use in my site.

There's an example of it over on my Code Experiments page, I know it doesn't look very good but to be honest I was rushing to get this done before the end of the day.

The functionality is there though, so it's something I can probably tweak a bit as and when I use it, like making it optional if all the questions close when a new one is opened, or some different styles for light and dark mode. Maybe even some better animation on the open/close.

In the process of creating the component I found a couple of other sites that would be worth adding to the Useful Links list, so I did that too.

Anyway, that's it for now. If you're curious, the component code is below, note that there are some styles and svg mentioned, I won't include those but you can probably figure it out yourself and make a nicer looking one. If you follow along with Tylers video this will take no time at all!

import React, { useState } from 'react';
import styles from './accordion.module.scss';
import Arrow from '../svg/arrow-down';
const Accordion = () => {
const [questions, setQuestions] = useState(Questions);
const handleClick = index => {
const updatedQuestions =, i) => {
if (i === index) { = !;
return question;
return (
<div className={styles.accordion}>
{, index) => {
return (
onClick={() => handleClick(index)}
className={ === true ? : null
<div className={styles.question}>
<Arrow />
<div className={styles.answer}>
export default Accordion;
const Questions = [
question: 'foo',
answer: 'bar',
open: false

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Kudos for the photo by Lex Aliviado on Unsplash, keep up the great work!

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