How to Create Directory if does not Exists in Node JS?

By Hardik Savani September 16, 2021 Category : Node JS


Today, node js create directory if not exists is our main topic. you'll learn how to create directory in node js. This article goes in detailed on how to create a new directory in node js. this example will help you node js create folder if not exists.

We will use fs npm package for folder create using node.js. fs package provide mkdirSync() for creating folder. let's see simple example

Step 1: Create Node App

run bellow command and create node app.

mkdir my-app

cd my-app

npm init

Step 2: Create server.js file


const fs = require('fs');

var folder = './images';

if (!fs.existsSync(folder)){


console.log('Folder Created Successfully.');


now you can simply run by following command:

node server.js


it will create images directory on root folder.

i hope it can help you...

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