How to Delete Directory in Node.js?

By Hardik Savani September 17, 2021 Category : Node JS


Today, how to delete directory in node.js is our main topic. you'll learn node js delete folder if exists. In this article, we will implement a node js delete folder with files. it's simple example of node js delete directory.

We will use fs npm package for delete folder using node.js. fs package provide rmdirSync() for remove 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

Make sure, you have created "images" folder with some images.


const fs = require('fs');

var folder = './images';

if (fs.existsSync(folder)){

fs.rmdirSync(folder, { recursive: true });

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


now you can simply run by following command:

node server.js


i hope it can help you...

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