How to setup Django w/ React frontend on App Platform?

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As I was following the tutorial on deploying Django to AP, the tutorial was clear on how to deploy Django, but i’m only using Django as my backend. When I deploy React to “/”, that means Django has to live elsewhere (like “/app”), which then breaks things like Django admin (django doesn’t like the new path /app/admin).

Is there a guide somewhere on this process?

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Mason Egger
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March 17, 2021
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Hi! So Step 5 in the tutorial shows you how to deploy your static files so that the Django admin CSS will still work. Did this step work for you?

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