Learn how to use NodeJS to delete a file with JavaScript

You can’t delete a file when running JavaScript from the browser, but you can do it when running JavaScript from a server environment like NodeJS.

When you need to delete a file using NodeJS, You can use the fs.unlink() or fs.unlinkSync() method. This tutorial will show you how to use both methods to delete a file in NodeJS.

The unlink() and unlinkSync() method is provided by fs module, which is short for the file system. First, you need to import fs module with require() as follows:

const fs = require("fs");

Then you can start using the methods to delete your file. Let’s start with learning unlinkSync() method.

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How to Use NodeJS to Delete a File with JavaScript
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