If you are anything like me, you like things arranged in a systematic manner.

I like to use this folder structure to keep my CSS/SCSS in its respective component, as it effectively establishes the separation of concern.

Achieving this in Next.js if you are using SASS, is bit of a hassle. While trying to do the same, you may encounter this error:

error - ./components/Navbar/navbar.styles.scss
Global CSS cannot be imported from files other than your Custom <App>. Please move all global CSS imports to pages/_app.js. Or convert the import to Component-Level CSS (CSS Modules).


I'm assuming that you have already installed SASS for your Next.js project.

If not, you can install it using the following:

yarn add @zeit/next-sass node-sass
Install next-sass and node-sass to your project

Next, you need to create a file named next.config.js with the following lines in it, to enable SASS.

const withSass = require("@zeit/next-sass");
module.exports = withSass();

// If you already have some config

module.exports = withSass({
  target: 'serverless',
  env: {
    JWT_SECRET: process.env.JWT_SECRET
Add custom setting to enable component level SCSS

That's it! It's up and running, and everything looks neat and in place now.


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