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How to add a htaccess file to my app/static site?

Hi,

I’m running an Angular app as an app/static site. I want to add a htaccess file to control some Angular routing. How/where can I do this?

Best regards MrHansen


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Hi @MrHansen,

I believe websites on App Platform are not served by an apache server, so an .htaccess file will have no effect.

Having said that, I’ve gone over our community and found a similar issue that was resolved again regarding Angular Websites on App Platform and believe it will be beneficial for you.

You can check it out here :

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/angular-routes-not-working-on-static-app

Please check it out and see if it does help you indeed.

Regards, KFSys

I think that the static sites are deployed into a block storage like spaces, where no http server which could interpret .htaccess, My solution was in React App to change the routing and use bookmark # like mysite.com/#dashboard to make it work, If you are not satisfied with this solution I think you have to create a dynamic site with http server behind.