Question

Connect a static App Platform site to an external API, URL gets rewritten

I created an App, making a static site based on Vue. However, when I set the graphql endpoint, the App seems to add on the base URL, making it incorrect, and so it doesn’t allow me to connect it to the API. Have I chosen the wrong type of App? Is there a way to avoid this rewrite?

eg https://mysite.com/graphql

gets rewritten to https://generated.digital.ocean.url/mysite.com/graphql

EDIT: It looks like the issue was that my component-level environment variable was missing the https:// and I was just looking at the app-level environment variable which was properly configured.


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Hi there,

Happy to hear that you’ve got it all working by adding the environment variable and thank you for sharing this information here with the community.

Best,

Bobby