Raw simply returns any requested file, so you can link directly to a file itself (i.e. without any of NextCloud’s interface around it). This enables you to host static web pages, images or other files, for example to link/embed them elsewhere on the web.
The common usage is to first share a file and enable public access through a link. If the share link
https://my-nextcloud/s/aBc123DeF456xyZ, then this app will provide access to the raw file at
https://my-nextcloud/apps/raw/s/aBc123DeF456xyZ. If the share is a folder, the files within it
are accessible as e.g.
A user can also access their own private files. For example, a file named
test.html in anansi’s
Documents folder would be available at
Clone this repo into your Nextcloud installation’s
/custom_apps) folder, ensuring the
folder’s name is
git clone https://code.treora.com/gerben/nextcloud-raw raw
Then log into Nextcloud as admin, find and enable it in the list of apps.
This app is currently not published in the Nextcloud app store.