File.webkitRelativePath

The File.webkitRelativePath is a read-only property that contains a string which specifies the file's path relative to the directory selected by the user in an <input> element with its webkitdirectory attribute set.

Value

A string containing the path of the file relative to the ancestor directory the user selected.

Example

In this example, a directory picker is presented which lets the user choose one or more directories. When the change event occurs, a list of all files contained within the selected directory hierarchies is generated and displayed.

HTML

<input type="file" id="filepicker" name="fileList" webkitdirectory multiple />
<output id="output"></output>

JavaScript

const output = document.getElementById('output');
const filepicker = document.getElementById('filepicker');

filepicker.addEventListener('change', (event) => {
  const files = event.target.files;

  for (const file of files) {
    output.textContent += `${file.webkitRelativePath}\n`;
  }
});

Result

Specifications

Specification
File and Directory Entries API
# dom-file-webkitrelativepath

Browser compatibility

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See also