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How to make an HTML link to open a folder ?

Last Updated : 08 Mar, 2024
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To create a link to a file or folder, you need to¬†use an <a href > tag. HTML can be used to open a folder from our local storage. To open a folder from our local storage, use the ‘href‘ attribute of HTML. In the href attribute, we specify the path of our folder.

Syntax:

<a href="Path"></a>

Examples to open local folders using HTML

Example 1: Implementation to show how to make an HTML link to open a folder.

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>HTML link to open a folder</title>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>Opening a folder from HTML code</h1>
    <a href="D:\Gif">
        Click to open a folder
    </a>
</body>
 
</html>


Output:

kio

Example 2: Implementation to show how to make an HTML link to open a folder.

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Sample Code</title>
</head>
   
<body>
    <h1>Opening a folder from HTML code</h1>
    <a href="C:\Users\ABC\Desktop\cpp">
        Click to open a folder
    </a>
</body>
</html>


Output:

kio



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