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How to clone a specific folder from a git repository

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Most of the time of want to download the desired folder from GitHub repository but not complete repo. So this post is for you if you are looking for the same. In this article, you will learn how to clone a specific folder from a git.

You will be happy to know that this article is not going to be Technical any more. You just need to copy the path of the file/folder of the repository from GitHub and paste it to the input box and click the download button that’s it.

So without wasting much time lets come into the steps to follow.

  • Head over to Google Search Box and type downgit.
  • Click on the first link. You can directly go to this website.
  • Now copy the path of a specific file/folder from the git repository.
  • And paste this path to the input box and hit the download button.
  • You will get a zip file in return.
  • That’s it !!!

If you have checked this article on searchable select dropdown with country flag. Then you might want to download all the flags of countries that are in the folder of a GitHub repository.

So the complete path is:

When you will open that website, copy this path and paste it the box looking like this. So this is website looks like you are looking for, how to clone a specific folder from a git.



I hope you learned explained above, If you have any suggestions, are appreciated. And if you have any errors comment here.

Ok, Thanks for reading this article, see you in the next post.

Happy Coding 🙂

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  1. I had to look this up since I am really unfamiliar with this topic. This is a nice tutorial for those how need help using this type of repositiory.

  2. vurtilopmer Reply

    I am continuously searching online for ideas that can assist me. Thx!

  3. Hilton Popovitch Reply

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