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When I write the Sub Page Link To Browser It gives 404 Error

I am hosting a static React page on Digital Ocean. I have sub pages in my site. I can reach the links via navbar but when I copy and paste the link site gives 404 error. For example when I write: https://abc.com/xyz to the browser it gives 404 but I can reach the exact same link when I click to Navbar list item. And also in localhost it works perfectly fine.

How can I fix it?


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Hi there,

I could suggest using the following .htaccess rules:

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
  RewriteEngine On
  RewriteBase /
  RewriteRule ^index\.html$ - [L]
  RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
  RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
  RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-l
  RewriteRule . /index.html [L]
</IfModule>

Note that you would need to enable AllowOverride in your Apache virtual host:

    <Directory "/var/www/html/">
            Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
            AllowOverride all
            Require all granted
    </Directory>

Let me know how it goes! Regards, Bobby