FAQ: Learn HTML Elements - Common HTML Elements - Linking to Relative Page


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Is the ./ necessary when linking to local files?

One of the articles I was reading didn't include the ./ when linking to a local file.


necessary? No

should you use it? Not perse, but you could argue its more explicit to look for the file in the current directory.