HTML | File Paths
To insert a file in a web page its source must be known. For example, the syntax (<img src=” ” alt=” “>) is used to insert an image file, where the path of the file is mentioned in the source (src).
File paths are of two types:
- Absolute File Paths
- Relative File Paths
Absolute File Paths: It describes the full address(URL) to access an internet file.
<img src=”https://media.geeksforgeeks.org/wp-content/uploads/geek.png” alt=”My Image”>
Relative File Path: It describes the path of the file relative to the location of the current web page file.
Example 1: It shows the path of the file present in the same folder of the current web page file.
Example 2: It shows the path of the file present in a folder above the folder of the current web page file. The image file present in a folder called images and current web page file exists inside a sub folder, then the code will be as follows:
Example 3: It shows the path of the file present in a folder which is located at the root of the current sub directories.
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- Microsoft Edge