React Router and App Platform problems


I have a React app deployed on DO’s App Platform. I am using React Router and I’m experiencing problems with my routes. The only route working fine is home (‘/‘), which I’ve specified in the component’s routes on Digital Ocean panel. All the other routes work only when I’m navigating to them as a link from home. For example if I navigate to /xyz which is liked from the homepage, it works. But if I refresh I get a 404. Same if I try to navigate to /xyz directly.

Anyone can help?

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Accepted Answer

Support for the catchall_document field was released yesterday, so you can make use of this now instead of error_document, and get 200 responses rather than 404s. Just be sure to upgrade to the latest doctl in order to make use of it; we haven’t yet added support to the UI for configuring this field.

configure redirect and rewrite rules for your site

For anyone reading here for the solution if you have already a working app, is this one:
doctl apps update {{ap_id}} --spec {{your-settings-file}}.yaml

Original post here

@snormoredo Help !

I tried all your steps and it didn’t work. I’m still getting a 404.

Here’s my app.yaml:

name: exerolas-front-rewrite
- name: site 
  build_command: npm run build && mv build _static
    repo: charisra/exerolas-front
    branch: main
    deploy_on_push: true
  error_document: index.html

which is on /src/.do/

Doing a doctl apps list returns all 3 of my apps, as expected (my frontend, backend and the newly created app spec one). So I would now expect it to be working.

I’m starting to become frustrated to be honest. Can I ask for some dev to do a screenshare so we can sort this out?