When working with components in Angular we might need to load a child component in a parent component. Here’s how to go about it:

In the parent component we need to import ViewChild from the Angular core package and then proceed to use it to load our child component:

Parent Component


import { Component, ViewChild } from '@angular/core';
import ChildComponent from '../../childComponent/child.component';

  selector: 'app-parent-component',
  templateUrl: './parent.component.html',
  styleUrls: ['./parent.component.scss'],

export class ParentComponent {
@ViewChild(ChildComponent) childComponent: ChildComponent


We then proceed to add the reference to the child component using the child component’s selector in the parent component’s view (parent.component.html):