Troubleshooting: Create React App not detecting .env files
If you are having trouble with Create React App not detecting your .env files, there are a few things you can try to resolve the issue.
1. Check File Naming and Location
Ensure that your .env file is named correctly and is located in the root directory of your project. The file should be named .env and not .env.local or any other variation.
2. Restart Your Server
If you have made changes to your .env file and it is still not being detected, try restarting your development server. This can be done by stopping the server in your terminal and running the command
npm start again.
3. Clear Cache
Clearing the cache can sometimes resolve issues with Create React App not detecting .env files. To do this, run the command
npm start --reset-cache in your terminal.
4. Check Environment Variables
Double-check that the environment variables in your .env file are spelled correctly and match the names used in your code. This can be a common cause of issues with Create React App not detecting .env files.
By following these troubleshooting steps, you should be able to resolve any issues with Create React App not detecting your .env files.