Package.json not loading

Hello! I’ve been working on a project where I need to integrate python files to a web based frontend for a chatbot type game. Initially I kept getting the POST 405 (Method Not Allowed) error, so I tried to create a package.json file to resolve it but that just set the project status to :face_with_symbols_over_mouth: and the page no longer loads. I’ve tried installing npm but that didn’t work either. Does anyone know how to fix this?
Below is the package.json I have:

“name”: “insightinspectorchat”,
“version”: “1.0.0”,
“description”: “Inspector Insight Chat”,
“scripts”: {
“start”: “python”
“dependencies”: {},
“engines”: {
“node”: “14.x”
“repository”: {
“url”: “
“license”: “MIT”,
“keywords”: [

Thanks for any help you can give!

I’m only 40% sure this will work, but I think you might need to change repository.url to something like!/insightinspectorchat because all of my project repository urls looks like that and work fine. It could also be because static sites don’t have a package.json file, at least from what I’ve seen.

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can you check if there are errors in the project logs?

could be from python dependencies no longer being installed now that a package.json exists.

how was your project set up before? was it one of those undocumented python projects with a requirements.txt?

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I was able to get the page to load from the project log errors, but the python still isn’t connecting and the status is still :face_with_symbols_over_mouth:. I’ve been trying to install flask through a requirements.txt but it’s not working. I also have a file that might be of some use in determining what’s wrong. Here’s what the terminal error, the new package.json, and the file look like.

Thanks so much for your help :heart:

It did help a bit. Thanks!

about that error from the logs: can you run the package.json through a json syntax checker?

about that error from the terminal: I think flask 2 requires Python 3. python and pip are Python 2. use python3 and python3 -m pip.

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