Accessing plugin settings in gutenberg

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I’m trying to build a gutenberg block (via plugin) that interfaces with a third-party api via credentials. I’m unsure how to, or even if I can, access a plugin’s settings in gutenberg in order to grab a potential credentials field for use in the block. (I understand there’s potential to put something in the editor’s sidebar, but I need a persistent global setting that doesn’t have to be set with every block.) Am I missing something in the documentation or is this not possible yet?

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

The WordPress way to access PHP variables with JavaScript is to use wp_localize_script().

function wpse_enqueue_scripts(){
  wp_enqueue_script( 'wpse', PATH_TO . 'script.js' );
  wp_localize_script( 'wpse', 'credentials', $credentials );
add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'wpse_enqueue_scripts' );

Then in your JavaScript, you can access the credentials like

console.log( credentials );

Method 2

Now, I believe wp_add_inline_script is maybe the better option.

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
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