How to turn ZIP file into a HTML code and then form it into a button?

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how can i make a zip file into a html using something that can generate the code for me? and then how to form it into a button that say dowload? please help?
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Hi Chris,

The zip file would have to contain the HTML already and when opened this would enable you to access the HTML content.

If you have got this from some source then there should be some instruction. there may also be instructions included in the zip file which may become apparent after unzipping.

Please be very careful of viruses and malware in zipped files from unknown sources.
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Hello Chris,

If you want to turn a Zip folder into an HTML file, as Gop has said, the Zip folder/file would need to have an HTML file in it already.

However, if you want to allow people to download the Zip file to their computers, you can simply link to it, and if you want it to happen when they click a button, just insert this into an HTML widget:

<button onclick="window.location='resources/';">Download Zip File</button>

Make sure you change the resources/ to the actual file path and name. If it is in your Yola file manager (resources/) then you can keep the resources/ and just change to the actual file name.

This code will pop up the Download File box. It shouldn't redirect the page, though.

I hope this is helpful.