Hello, I’ve been dealing with this for the past week and can’t seem to find the root of the problem.

I have a Django API with DRF, corsheaders enabled with CORSORIGINALLOW_ALL = True.
I also have a React App on a different domain. I can make requests from my react app to my django API without any problem EXCEPT when I do a post request to upload a picture from my react app suddenly No ‘Access-Control-Allow-Origin’ error appears.

The strange thing is that when I serve my API through my local machine (localhost:8000) I suddenly get no errors, so only when serving my API in api.example.com I get the error when trying to post a picture.

For my files I use django-storages and Digital Ocean Spaces, for my api I’m using Ubuntu 18.04, nginx and gunicorn.I followed this guide to setup djnago in a DO bucket: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-django-with-postgres-nginx-and-gunicorn-on-ubuntu-18-04.

I also have CORS enabled on my DO Spaces.




const postImagePlan = async (file: any, access: string) => {
//Creates new form data
let data = new FormData();
data.append("picture", file);
try {
const response = await axios.post(plansPictureUrl, data, {
headers: { Authorization: `JWT ${access}` },    
return response;  
} catch (error) {
return error;  

Digital Ocean Spaces

Also, a common error is people not adding ’/’ to the end of urls, I can confirm I am adding it.

Any info will help at this point. Thanks

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