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Create or Modify Folders

This article reviews how to:

 

Create a Folder:

Admins and contributors with “create folder” permission can create folders. (You can ask your Webdam admin if you’re unsure about your permissions.)

  • Log in to Webdam.
  • Click Home to add a top-level (parent) folder or click a folder to add a nested (child) folder.

  • Click the add_folder.png icon on the actions toolbar.

  • Enter the folder name.
  • Configure the folder settings.
    • Watermark assets in this folder: When enabled, assets in this folder will display a watermark in Webdam.
    • Receive notification of downloads: When enabled, the admin email notification address configured in the System Preferences will receive a notification of asset downloads. This setting can also be enabled at the global level in the System Preferences.

    • Enable download requests: When enabled and a group’s download permissions for this folder are set to Do not allow, users can request access to download assets.
    • Send download requests to: The email address where download requests should be routed. We recommend that the recipient be an admin or contributor.  

    • Apply Metadata Template: Click the dropdown to apply a metadata template to this folder. (Read more about metadata templates.)

    • Apply settings to all nested folders: Check this box to apply any edited options to nested (children) folders.
  • Click Save.

 

Rename or Edit a Folder:

Admins and contributors with “edit folder” access can edit folders. (You can ask your Webdam admin if you’re unsure about your permissions.)

  • Log in to Webdam and click the folder you want to edit.

  • Click the Edit-Pencil__2_.png icon in the actions toolbar or folder details panel and select Edit.

  • Rename or edit the folder settings (see above for details).

  • Click Save.

Move a Folder:

Admins and contributors with “move” permission can move folders. (You can ask your Webdam admin if you’re unsure about your permissions.)

  • Log in to Webdam and click the folder(s) you want to move. (For multiple folders, hold down the Ctrl key on a PC or the command key on a Mac.)

  • Drag the folder to the desired folder in the folder tree on the left.
    • A can_move.png icon will display if the folder can be moved to the folder.
    • A cant_move.png icon will display if the folder cannot be moved.

  • Once the move is complete, a green message will appear.
    successful_move.png
  • If you do not have the appropriate permissions to move the folder, the red message will display. Contact your Webdam admin with permission questions.

unable_move.png

 

Delete a Folder:

Admins and contributors with “edit folder” access can delete folders. (You can ask your Webdam admin if you’re unsure about your permissions.)

  • Log in to Webdam and click the folder(s) you want to delete. (For multiple folders, hold down the Ctrl key on a PC or the command key on a Mac.)

  • Click the Edit-Pencil__2_.png icon in the actions toolbar or folder details panel and select Delete.

  • Click Delete to confirm.

    If you have selected a folder that contains nested folders, the nested folders will be deleted as well.
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