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HTML HTML Basics Going Further with HTML Root-relative Paths

If I use the root relative path its going to the root directory of all my local files?

Not sure if this will work locally then?

1 Answer

Louise Iyengar
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Louise Iyengar
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A root relative path for your website will NOT work unless you are on a webserver that has a directory specified to be the root directory your website. Otherwise "/" as in <a href="/">home</a> may refer to the root of your computer's local file system, which is probably not where your website's files are located.