[IPython-dev] Best way to get the path to the static directory

MinRK benjaminrk at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 16:06:09 EDT 2015

>From a Python API, custom.{js|css} live in
+ '/custom'. Note that you probably shouldn’t be putting any files in there
- if you are writing javascript extensions, they should be placed in
nbextensions via

jupyter nbextension install (4.x) or
ipython install-nbextension (3.x)


On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 9:05 PM, Thorin Tabor <tabor at broadinstitute.org>

> When writing a Jupyter notebook extension for Jupyter 4, what is the
> recommended way to get the path to the static directory (you know, the one
> where custom.js and custom.css are being served from)?
> In Jupyter 3.x, you used to be able to reference...
> IPython.utils.path.locate_profile() + '/static'
> ...but that no longer seems to suffice. I know that...
> notebook.notebookapp.DEFAULT_STATIC_FILES_PATH
> looks like it might work, but it seems like there ought to be a better
> way. Does anyone have a recommendation?
> Thorin
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