Browsing ipfs links from without a running node

#1

Are there proxies which allow accessing ipfs links without having a local running node? I need to share a link with the general public.

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#2

There are http gateways that people who haven't installed ipfs can use. There's a list here:

There might be more, but that's as far as we got.

Just remember that if the IPFS object is a file (not a directory), and people access it in their browser, they will download it directly, and the file won't have any filename or extension. So it's best to add these files to a directory, and publish that directory's hash instead of the file's hash.

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#3

I just found this one too.

#4

Yup, that's the old gateway on the ipfs.io domain. It's supposed to be deprecated, but what do I know?! :wink:

At any rate, the current ipfs.io gateway is just https://ipfs.io/ipfs/HASH or https://ipfs.io/ipns/HASH

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