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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Steven Normore
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October 29, 2020
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

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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

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