Can’t bind to ‘formGroup’ since it isn’t a known property of ‘form’

RC6/RC7/Final release FIX

To fix this error, you just need to import ReactiveFormsModule from @angular/forms in your module. Here’s the example of a basic module with ReactiveFormsModule import:

import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { FormsModule, ReactiveFormsModule } from '@angular/forms';
import { AppComponent }  from './app.component';

    imports: [
    declarations: [
    bootstrap: [AppComponent]

export class AppModule { }

To explain further, formGroup is a selector for directive named FormGroupDirective that is a part of ReactiveFormsModule, hence the need to import it. It is used to bind an existing FormGroup to a DOM element. You can read more about it on Angular’s official docs page.


You need to import { REACTIVE_FORM_DIRECTIVES } from '@angular/forms' in your controller and add it to directives in @Component. That will fix the problem.

After you fix that, you will probably get another error because you didn’t add formControlName="name" to your input in form.

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