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Is there a way to remove the need to add ".html" file in the static site?

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With static sites, it is very common to add files in “.html” format and need to add that in the url (like in the demo code of https://html.sammy-codes.com/about.html).

However, is there a way to have functional urls without the .html part in the url (eg. https://html.sammy-codes.com/about)?

Typically this can be done by adding and modifying .htaccess file in the server - https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/how-to-remove-html-extension-from-url-of-a-static-page/.

However, I was not able to get how to do it via App Platform.


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Hello @webmasterDolphin

Currently, App Platform doesn’t handle this type of routing. We have a similar discussion in our another community link below which might help:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/nextjs-export-redirect-path-without-extension-to-path-with-html?answer=65145

Cheers,

Dikshith