There are three steps to set up a lazy loading feature in Angular.

  • Create a feature module.
  • Create the routing module for the feature module.
  • The configuration of the routes.


You should have an Angular app. If you do not have then run the following command.

This command will create a ‘lazy-loading-app’ and –routing flag generate a file ‘app-routing.module.ts’. Now move into your project directory i.e lazy-loading-app


ng new lazy-loading-app --routing

Step 1 and 2: Create a feature module and routing module.

Run the following command.

ng generate module books --routing

This command will create a books folder with two files ‘BooksModule’ and ‘BooksRoutingModule’

Now add a component to the feature module books.

Run the following command to generate the component.
“ng generate component books/book-list”

This will generate a folder inside the books called book-list with all the required file which make the component.

Add the following code to your app.component.html file which is present inside the src/app


<h2>This is lazy loading example</h2>
<button routerLink="/books/book">Load Books</button>


Step 3. Configure the routes

In ‘src/app/app-routing.module.ts’ update the routes array from the following code.

const routes: Routes = [
path: 'books',
loadChildren: 'app/books/books.module#BooksModule'

Now configure the feature module’s routes

Add the following code into the “src/app/books/books-routing.module.ts”


import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { Routes, RouterModule } from '@angular/router';

import { BookListComponent } from './book-list/book-list.component';

const routes: Routes = [
path: '',
component: BookListComponent

imports: [RouterModule.forChild(routes)],
exports: [RouterModule]
export class BooksRoutingModule { }



Now run the following command to confirm its working.

ng serve --open 

This command will open a browser at port 4200.

Now open your network tab and then click on ‘Load Books’ button.
If a chunk appears, You have done everything correctly.

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