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I want to read a html file to string that is located in the pub/media directory, how should I do it?

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To get the directory, use Magento\App\Filesystem\DirectoryList:

$om = \Magento\Core\Model\ObjectManager::getInstance();
$directoryList = $om->get(\Magento\App\Filesystem\DirectoryList::class);

$pubMediaDir = $directoryList->getPath(\Magento\App\Filesystem\DirectoryList::MEDIA);

In a custom class you will not instantiate the object manager, but instead inject Magento\App\Filesystem\DirectoryList via di.xml, then use it like this:

$pubMediaDir = $this->directoryList->getPath(DirectoryList::MEDIA);

To read the file to a string, use the PHP function \file_get_contents()

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