Julian Julian - 1 month ago 11
Python Question

Displaying a .txt file in my html using Python Flask

I want to display my log.txt in my log.html.
For some reason my page is completely blank.
And I dont get to see anything from my file.
Code:

def log():
with open("logs.txt", "r") as f:
content = f.read()
return render_template('log.html', content=content)


HTML LOG TEMPLATE:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<title>Log</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/static/styles/nav.css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/static/styles/basiclayout.css" />
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
</head>
<style>


</style>
<body>
<ul class="nav">
<li ><a href="{{ url_for('hello_world') }}" >Home</a></li>
<li ><a href="{{ url_for('notepad') }}">Notepad</a></li>
<li ><a href="{{ url_for('explorer') }}">Explorer </a></li>
<li class="active"><a href="{{ url_for('log') }}">Log </a></li>
<li ><a href="{{ url_for('upload') }}">Upload </a></li>
<li ><a href="{{ url_for('uploads') }}">Uploads </a></li>
<li ><a href="{{ url_for('logout') }}">Logout</a></li>



</ul>
<div class="alert">
{% for message in get_flashed_messages() %}
{{ message }}
{% endfor %}
</div>

<pre>{{ content }}</pre>


</body>
</html>


Added my HTML Template now.

Answer
 return Response(f.read(), mimetype='text/plain')

but really you probably want to use something like logstash...

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