A configurable, AJAX file browser plugin for jQuery

jQuery File Tree is a configurable, AJAX file browser plugin for jQuery. You can create a customized, fully-interactive file tree with as little as one line of JavaScript code.

Currently, server-side connector scripts are available for PHP, ASP, ASP.NET, JSP, and Lasso. If you’re a developer, you can easily make your own connector to work with your language of choice.


  • Produces valid, semantic XHTML
  • Fully customizable via CSS
  • Ability to style icons based on file extension
  • Uses AJAX to fetch file information on the fly
  • Easy to configure and implement
  • Includes connector scripts for PHP and ASP.NET (C#)
  • Supports custom connector scripts for extended functionality
  • Customizable expand/collapse event
  • Customizable expand/collapse speeds
  • Supports jQuery easing functions
  • Single- and multi-folder views
  • Configurable load message


jQuery File Tree requires jQuery 1.2.6 or above and has been tested to work in the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 6 & 7
  • Firefox 2 & 3
  • Safari 3
  • Chrome
  • Opera 9