In google chrome and many other browsers, you can pull up website files locally (in chrome you do this with the
Is it possible to read the local file system with client-side JS if the website was loaded from the local file system?
You can use
filesystem: URL scheme.
filesystem:URL FTW. It’s handy to open the
filesystem:URL for the root
DirectoryEntryof your app’s origin. What does that mean? For example, if your app lives on
www.example.com, open filesystem:http://www.example.com/temporary/ in a new tab. Chrome will show a read-only list of the files/folders stored your app origin. For more info on
filesystem:URLs, see http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/file/filesystem/#toc-filesystemurls.
You can also enable
Filesystem inspection at
DevTools to view folders and files at