Server.MapPath specifies the relative or virtual path to map to a physical directory.
Let's say you pointed a web site application (http://www.example.com/) to
and installed your shop application (sub web as virtual directory in IIS, marked as application) in
For example, if you call Server.MapPath in following request:
If Path doesn't start with a slash, the MapPath method returns a path relative to the directory of the request being processed.
Note: in C#, @ is the verbatim literal string operator meaning that the string should be used "as is" and not be processed for escape sequences.