Nginx not serving static files for Django app! Help!

I’ve wasted 2 entire days without any help on this issue. I followed this guide and have started my application on Digital Ocean. It’s a djago app. The issue is, it is not loading any static file! My nano /etc/nginx/sites-available/webapp_name file looks like this:

server {

    access_log off;

    location /static/ {
        root /opt/bizkeeda;

My static files are in folder: /opt/appname/static/

My file looks like this:

STATIC_URL = '/static/'

STATICFILES_DIR = '/opt/appname/static/'

STATIC_ROOT = '/opt/appname/static/'

I also tried changing STATIC_ROOT to /opt/appname

On checking url of static files on website, it is:

All 404 errors! What should I do?

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'location /static/ ’ part at sites-available and STATIC_ROOT at should be same. For example:

location /static/ {
        alias   /opt/appname/static/;
STATIC_ROOT = '/opt/appname/static/'

after that run:

python collectstatic

Have you run python collectstatic after uploading the app? Can you check if there are any errors in nginx’s error log?

sudo tail -30 /var/log/nginx/error.log

You have to restart the gunicorn also you have to restart the nginx after you update the nginx configuration.

sudo service gunicorn restart **sudo service nginx restart **