Paginate records programmatically

The code below successfully display records. Please how do I add pagination to it. Thanks

  const base = useBase();
    const table = base.getTableByNameIfExists('myfirst_table');
     // grab all the records from that table
     const records = useRecords(table);
     // render a list of records:
     return (
         <ul>
             {records.map(record => {
                 return <li key={record.id}>{record.id} -- {record.getCellValueAsString('lastname')}</li>
             })}
         </ul>
     );

hello @Kamille_Parks, any help please

None of the APIs provided by Airtable provide a method to get only a subset of records from a query at a time, so if you wanted pagination to limit the amount of data you are pulling at one time for performance reasons it is not currently possible.

Airtable’s UI doesn’t currently provide any way to add pagination purely to the UI either, but you could roll your own or use any npm package that provides pagination.

I wrote a little example that uses react-js-paginate to paginate records.

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import {
    initializeBlock,
    useBase,
    useRecords,
} from '@airtable/blocks/ui';
import React, { useState } from 'react';
import Pagination from "react-js-pagination";

function Block() {
    const base = useBase();
    const table = base.getTableByNameIfExists('myfirst_table');
    const records = useRecords(table);
    const itemCountPerPage = 10;
    const [activePage, setActivePage] = useState(1);
    const sliceRecords = () => {
      const limit = (itemCountPerPage * activePage);
      return records.slice(limit - itemCountPerPage, limit);
    };
    const [offsetRecords, setOffsetRecords] = useState(sliceRecords());
    const handleChange = (pageNumber) => {
      setActivePage(pageNumber);
      setOffsetRecords(sliceRecords());
    }

    return (
      <div>
        <ul>
          {offsetRecords.map(record => {
            return <li key={record.id}>{record.id} -- {record.getCellValueAsString('lastname')}</li>
          })}
        </ul>

        <Pagination
          activePage={activePage}
          itemsCountPerPage={itemCountPerPage}
          totalItemsCount={records.length}
          onChange={handleChange}
        />
      </div>
    );
}

initializeBlock(() => <Block />);

Thanks alot @Rebecca_Meritz

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