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Getting net::ERR_ABORTED 403 Error on Icon/Font FIles Using Spaces

I am trying to run my Django App locally loading static files from my Sapces, most of css static files load, but some file slike icons don’t, it gets this error: net::ERR_ABORTED 403

I applied CORS plicies in my Spaces (GET and headers = ‘*’) and also applied CORS in my Django project

CORS_ALLOW_ALL_ORIGINS = True

INSTALLED_APPS = [
    'corsheaders',
]

MIDDLEWARE = [
    'corsheaders.middleware.CorsMiddleware',
    'django.middleware.common.CommonMiddleware',
]

I really don’t know what else is failing, so I appreciate some help


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Bobby Iliev
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September 6, 2023

Hi there,

I could suggest checking a couple of things here:

  1. Make sure the font and icon files in your Spaces have the correct permissions. They should be set to public to allow public access.

  2. As you are seeing this mainly for font assets, ensure that the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header is present when these font resources are fetched. Sometimes, the issue might not be CORS but rather the Content-Type being sent by Spaces. Ensure that the font or icon files are being served with the correct MIME types. For instance:

  • .woff files should be served with font/woff
  • .woff2 files with font/woff2
  • .ttf files with font/ttf

Let me know how it goes!

Best,

Bobby

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