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Serve Static Assets

Easily serve static files through a global content delivery network (CDN).

Ampt allows you to serve files from your application URL. This is useful for serving static assets such as images, CSS, and JavaScript, allowing you to host front-end apps and websites. By convention, static assets must be stored in the static directory at the root of your application.

You can have sub-directories in the static directory, but public is reserved for public files created using the storage interface, which are available from the /public/* path.

Static HTML pages

Ampt supports serving static HTML pages with the following rules:

  • requests for¬†/¬†will return¬†static/index.html¬†if it exists
  • requests for¬†/<page>¬†will return¬†static/page.html¬†if it exists

This also applies to sub-directories in the static directory. For example, a request for /admin will return /static/admin/index.html if it exists, and a request for /admin/page will return /admin/page.html.

note

Avoid having static pages that have corresponding API routes. For example, if you have a /users route, and also a /static/users.html page, Ampt will return the static page, and the API route will be unreachable.

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