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Discussion on: How to Serve a React Single-Page App with Django

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Scott Silliman

I just compared your package.json to mine, and perhaps this has to do with running:
npm install --save-dev webpack webpack-cli (without specifing versions) installed:

"webpack": "^4.44.2",
"webpack-cli": "^3.3.12"
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several months ago, but running it today installed

"webpack": "^5.15.0",
"webpack-cli": "^4.3.1"
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? Just a guess

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Zach Taylor Author

I just tested this and yes, it looks like with the new versions of webpack and webpack-cli, the use of publicPath is required to make Django serve the bundle at the correct url. I've updated the article and the GitHub repo. Thanks for pointing this out!