How to setup django media files folder with DO Apps and static sites components?

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I am following this tutorial to set up my Django app on the DO App platform.

Everything is working as expected other than media files. I tried different configurations and settings at my file but I am unsuccessful.

Do I need to add a media static site service for this? Or can I use the same static site? Any help will be appreciated.


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Has anyone figured out how to make MEDIA files work, similar to STATIC files other than using DO spaces? I tried adding another static component and configured the Route and the output to point to the media folder, in vain… I still get a 404.

Hopefully there is a part 2 of the tutorial addressing MEDIA files.

Thanks, idiallo

Did you find a way ??