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    🚗🚦 Typed Router for Nuxt

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    Provide a type safe router to Nuxt with auto-generated typed definitions for route names and autocompletion for route params

    • 🏎 Provides a hook useTypedRouter that returns an alias of $typedRouter and also a typed list of your routes
    • 🚚 Expose a global method $typedRouter (clone of vue-router), but typed with the routes defined in pages directory
    • 🚦 Provides auto-completion and errors for route params in push and replace methods

    Demo 🧪 : nuxt-typed-router-demo



    For Nuxt 3

    yarn add -D nuxt-typed-router
    # or
    npm install -D nuxt-typed-router

    For Nuxt 2

    For Nuxt 2 usage, check out the docs at the nuxt2 branch

    yarn add -D nuxt-typed-router@legacy
    # or
    npm install -D nuxt-typed-router@legacy


    First, register the module in the nuxt.config.ts

    export default defineNuxtConfig({
      buildModules: ['nuxt-typed-router'],
      nuxtTypedRouter: {
        // options


    interface ModuleOptions {
      /** Output directory where you cant the files to be saved
       * (ex: "./models")
       * @default "<srcDir>/generated"
      outDir?: string;
      /** Name of the routesNames object (ex: "routesTree")
       * @default "routerPagesNames"
       * */
      routesObjectName?: string;

    Generated files

    The module will generate 4 files each time you modify the pages folder :

    • ~/<outDir>/__routes.ts with the global object of the route names inside.
    • ~/<outDir>/__useTypedRouter.ts Composable to simply access your typed routes
    • ~/<outDir>/typed-router.d.ts containing the global typecript definitions and exports
    • ~/plugins/__typed_router.ts Plugin that will inject $typedRouter and $routesList (@nuxt/kit has problems registering plugin templates so this is a workaround)

    Usage in Vue/Nuxt


    You can specify the output dir of the generated files in your configuration. It defaults to <srcDir>/generated

    export default defineNuxtConfig({
      buildModules: ['nuxt-typed-router'],
      nuxtTypedRouter: {
        outDir: './generated',

    How it works

    Given this structure

        ├── pages
            ├── index
                ├── content
                    ├── [id].vue
                ├── content.vue
                ├── index.vue
                ├── communication.vue
                ├── statistics.vue
                ├── [user].vue
            ├── index.vue
            ├── forgotpassword.vue
            ├── reset-password.vue
        │   └── login.vue
        └── ...

    The generated route list will look like this

    export const routerPagesNames = {
      forgotpassword: 'forgotpassword' as const,
      login: 'login' as const,
      resetPassword: 'reset-password' as const,
      index: {
        index: 'index' as const,
        communication: 'index-communication' as const,
        content: {
          id: 'index-content-id' as const,
        statistics: 'index-statistics' as const,
        user: 'index-user' as const,
    export type TypedRouteList =
      | 'forgotpassword'
      | 'login'
      | 'reset-password'
      | 'index'
      | 'index-communication'
      | 'index-content-id'
      | 'index-statistics'
      | 'index-user';

    nuxt-typed-router will also create a plugin in your <srcDir>/plugins folder with the injected $typedRouter and $routesList helpers

    Usage with useTypedRouter hook

    useTypedRouter is an exported composable from nuxt-typed-router. It contains a clone of vue-router but with strictly typed route names and params type-check

    <script lang="ts">
    // The path here is `~/generated` because I set `outDir: './generated'` in my module options
    import { useTypedRouter } from '~/generated';
    export default defineComponent({
      setup() {
        // Fully typed
        const { router, routes } = useTypedRouter();
        function navigate() {
          // Autocompletes the name and infer the params
          router.push({ name: routes.index.user, params: { user: 1 } }); // ✅ valid
          router.push({ name: routes.index.user, params: { foo: 1 } }); // ❌ invalid
        return { navigate };

    Usage with $typedRouter and $routesList injected helpers

    $typedRouter is an injected clone of vue-router $router, but fully typed with all your routes. It's available anywhere you have access to Nuxt context

    <script lang="ts">
    import { defineComponent } from 'vue';
    export default defineComponent({
      name: 'Index',
      setup() {
        const { $typedRouter, $routesList } = useNuxtApp();
        function navigate() {
          $typedRouter.push({ name: $routesList.activate });
        return {

    Usage outside Vue component

    You can import the useTypedRouter composable from where it's generated. Exemple with pinia store here

    import pinia from 'pinia';
    import { useTypedRouter } from '~/generated';
    export const useFooStore = defineStore('foo', {
      actions: {
        bar() {
          const { router, routes } = useTypedRouter();
          router.push({ name: routes.index.user, params: { user: 2 } });


    1. Clone this repository
    2. Install dependencies using yarn
    3. Build project for local tests yarn build:local
    4. Start dev playground yarn play
    5. Build project for deploy yarn prepack

    📑 License

    MIT License


    npm i nuxt-typed-router

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