How do I enable directory listings for a folder on my website?
If a directory doesn’t contain an index file (a file named “index.html”, “index.htm”, “index.php”, etc.), Web servers will normally show an error message if someone uses a Web browser to visit the URL address of that directory.
This provides security for your files: it prevents strangers from viewing the names of all files in a directory and snooping through them, possibly finding files that are intended to be private.
However, if you actually want your site visitors to be able to see all the files in a directory, you can do that by placing a file named .htaccess in the directory. The file should contain this line of text:
(This command is explained in the Apache Web server documentation.)
After you do that (and also remove any index file such as “index.html” from the directory), anyone visiting the address of the directory will be able to view a list of all files in it and click on the individual files to open them.