jhhoff02 jhhoff02 - 4 months ago 59
TypeScript Question

Angular2 Final: Page Refresh error, 'Cannot GET' route. HashLocationStrategy failed

I have recently upgraded to Angular2 final release. I don't think this is a duplicate because HashLocationStrategy stopped working for me after the Angular2 Final/RC7 update. Previously, refreshing the page would fetch/GET the related route with a hash (#) and reload the page. Now, I get this error on any refreshed page:

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I believe this is happening because it is trying to load

instead of

Any idea why
stopped working? Should I be importing
in my


You should set LocationStrategy to HashLocationStrategy in your AppModule's providers:

import { LocationStrategy, HashLocationStrategy } from '@angular/common';

    imports: [
    declarations: [
    bootstrap: [...],
    providers: [
        { provide: LocationStrategy, useClass: HashLocationStrategy }

export class AppModule { }