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How to obtain the public URL for a file in File Storage

by on March 25, 2015

Any file in the Backendless File Storage is also accessible through a public URL. This functionality can be restricted by changing security settings. The public file URL can be built using the following format:

https://api.backendless.com/<application id>/<version name>/files/<path>/<file name>

where <application id><path>, and <filename> should be replaced with the specific values. Another way to obtain the file’s public URL is by using Backendless Console:

  1. Login to Backendless Console, select an app and click the Files icon.
  2. Navigate to the file for which you would like to get a public URL.
  3. Click the link icon – file’s public URL is copied to the computer’s clipboard: