I cannot get either a new boilerplate React App or the provided DO sample React App to run on the App platform

What am I missing on getting this running properly? After my App launches the page just generates this error.

“We encountered an error when trying to load your application and your page could not be served. Check the logs for your application in the App Platform dashboard.”

However I cannot see anything in the logs that indicated problems building and deploying the app.

The app runs fine on my local development environment.

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Bobby Iliev
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May 25, 2023

Hi there,

It sounds like you might be deploying your React app as a web service rather than a static website.

What I could suggest is following the steps here on how to deploy a React app on the DigitalOcean App Platform as a static website:

Mainly follow the instructions from Step 3: Deploying to DigitalOcean App Platform.

Let me know how it goes!



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