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CSS Loader in Webpack: Streamline Your Web Development Process

CSS Loader in Webpack: How to Import and Bundle CSS Assets

Have you ever found yourself wondering how to import and bundle CSS assets in your web application? Look no further than CSS Loader in Webpack! This powerful tool allows you to import CSS files as a string in JavaScript, bundle CSS assets, and even combine CSS Loader with other loaders.

In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about using CSS Loader in Webpack.

Importing CSS as a string in JavaScript

To use CSS Loader in Webpack, you first need to import CSS as a string in JavaScript. This is done by using the “css-loader” package in your project and importing the CSS file like so:


import styles from ‘./styles.css’;


Here, “styles” is the variable name for the imported CSS file.

You can then use this variable to add the CSS to your HTML.

Bundling CSS assets

Once you’ve imported your CSS file as a string in JavaScript, you’re ready to bundle it with Webpack. To do this, you’ll need to add “style-loader” to your project and configure Webpack to use both “css-loader” and “style-loader” to handle CSS assets.

Here’s what your configuration might look like:


module.exports = {

module: {

rules: [


test: /.css$/i,

use: [‘style-loader’, ‘css-loader’],






This tells Webpack to use “style-loader” and “css-loader” for any file that ends in “.css”. “css-loader” processes the CSS file and returns a string, while “style-loader” turns that string into a