Static File Serving

Next.js can serve static files, like images, under a folder called public in the root directory. Files inside public can then be referenced by your code starting from the base URL (/).

For example, if you add an image to public/my-image.png, the following code will access the image:

function MyImage() {
  return <img src="/my-image.png" alt="my image" />

export default MyImage

This folder is also useful for robots.txt, Google Site Verification, and any other static files (including .html)!

Note: Don't name the public directory anything else. The name cannot be changed and is the only directory used to serve static assets.

Note: Be sure to not have a static file with the same name as a file in the pages/ directory, as this will result in an error.

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