I deployed a smart contract that have this function:

function createNewMigration(string memory title, IERC20 oldTokenAddress, IERC20 newTokenAddress, 
    uint256 decimalsOldToken, uint256 decimalsNewToken, uint256 divider, uint256 tokensForDistribution) public payable {
    require(msg.value == normalMigrationFee, "You need to pay the fee to start the migration!");
    address newMigration = address(new MigrationHelper(msg.sender, title, oldTokenAddress, newTokenAddress,
    decimalsOldToken, decimalsNewToken, divider, tokensForDistribution));

and now I try to call it using ethers.js like that:

const [title, setTitle] = React.useState("");
   const [oldTokenAddress, setOldTokenAddress] = React.useState("");
   const [oldTokenDecimals, setOldTokenDecimals] = React.useState("");
   const [newTokenAddress, setNewTokenAddress] = React.useState("");
   const [newTokenDecimals, setNewTokenDecimals] = React.useState("");
   const [divider, setDivider] = React.useState("");
   const [tokenLogo, setTokenLogo] = React.useState("");
   const [tokensForDistribution, setTokensForDistribution] = React.useState("");


const migration1 = async () => {
    try {
      const { ethereum } = window;

      if (ethereum) {
        const provider = new ethers.providers.Web3Provider(ethereum);
        const signer = provider.getSigner();
        const Factory = new ethers.Contract(CONTRACT_ADDRESS, contractAbi, signer);

        const waveTxn = await Factory.createNewMigration(title, ethers.utils.getAddress(oldTokenAddress), ethers.utils.getAddress(newTokenAddress), oldTokenDecimals, newTokenDecimals, divider, tokensForDistribution, {gasLimit:300000});
        console.log("Mining...", waveTxn.hash);

        await waveTxn.wait();
        console.log("Mined -- ", waveTxn.hash);

      } else {
        console.log("Ethereum object doesn't exist!");
    } catch (error) {

those variables get their values using the following form:


    <input type="text" id="fname" name="firstname" placeholder="Project Name"
    onChange={e => setTitle(e.target.value)}/>
<br />
    <input type="text" id="lname" name="lastname" placeholder="Old Token Address" value={oldTokenAddress}
            onChange={e => setOldTokenAddress(e.target.value)}/>
  <input type="text" id="lname" name="lastname" placeholder="Old Token Decimals" value={oldTokenDecimals}
            onChange={e => setOldTokenDecimals(e.target.value)}/>
   <input type="text" id="lname" name="lastname" placeholder="New Token Address"
            onChange={e => setNewTokenAddress(e.target.value)} />
    <input type="text" id="lname" name="lastname" placeholder="New Token Decimals"
            onChange={e => setNewTokenDecimals(e.target.value)}/>
<input type="text" id="lname" name="lastname" placeholder="Divider"
            onChange={e => setDivider(e.target.value)}/>
<input type="text" id="lname" name="lastname" placeholder="Amount of new tokens for distribution)"
            onChange={e => setTokensForDistribution(e.target.value)}/>
<input type="text" id="lname" name="lastname" placeholder="Logo Link (eg: www.tokenwebsite.com/tokenlogo.png)"
onChange={e => setTokenLogo(e.target.value)}/>
    <button onClick={migration1}>Create</button>

When I click on Create button will only refresh the page. I also tried with

What do you think? Where do you see the problem?

  • Please clarify your specific problem or provide additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it's hard to tell exactly what you're asking.
    – Community Bot
    Oct 26, 2021 at 21:42
  • I also tried with <form onClick={migration1}>but no results Oct 26, 2021 at 21:44

1 Answer 1


The refresh of the page when you click a button is probably due to the submit event method not being prevented to happen.

Example to prevent refresh

onClick={(event) => Migration1(e)}

function Migration1(e){
 e.preventDefault()  //     <---- this prevent the form from being submited and run your code instead

The part you call ethers is not. It's actually React.

In your case

use onClick={(e) => Migration1(e)}

and put this inside migration1 function

  • thank you for your time. How should I integrate this in react? I started to study it a few days ago so I am a newbie. So I added this function in the React component and now my submit button looks like that: <button onClick={(e) => runMigration(e)}>Create</button> Is that right? IF yes, where I call the {migration1} Oct 26, 2021 at 22:13
  • 1
    run migration was a fictive name you actually want you function to be called. sorry if it's confusing Oct 26, 2021 at 22:17
  • Ok I did it { const migration1 = async (t) => { t.preventDefault(); ... }. Now the page is not refreshing but still can't call the payable function from Smart Contract. Oct 26, 2021 at 22:17
  • Alos, another question: What did you use for your wallet connect button from your personal web-page? I like it Oct 26, 2021 at 22:19
  • 1
    I"m using web3SafeModal. Your going to have to rework the web3 connection with react. Check my youtube i have a class youtu.be/UR_yQtvhQAk Oct 26, 2021 at 22:20

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