What is the `File` Scheme

URI - File Scheme

About

The file scheme is a scheme for a hierachical uri that locates a file on the local file system.

URI Example

Example of an uri with the file scheme

  • Windows:
file:///C:/Users/username/

Browser

A file URI can also be directly open by a browser.

Example:

file:///C:/Users/username/index.html





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