Download this Folder
What is it?
Folder Channels and Folders let you download their contents from your community in the form of a zip file. This downloaded folder will not contain any archived content.
There are times where you may like to retrieve large quantities of information from your community onto your personal computer. Having the option to download folders saves you from downloading each file individually.
Features and functionality
There are two ways to download a folder. The first option is to navigate to the folder and select Download This Folder. Another option is to go to the Files and Folders channels, and select the Action Button for the folder, which will give you the option to download the entire folder. The file will be in zip format and contain all files and subfolders contained in the downloaded folder.
How to download a folder
To download a folder navigate to the folder and select Download this Folder. You can also download folders by using the Action Button for that folder. For more information on how to use the Action Button refer to the Action Button article.
Step 1: Navigate to where your files and folders are located
Navigate to the Folders channel and select the folder you would like to download.
Step 2: Select download folder
Once you have selected Download This Folder, your browser will prompt you to select a location to save the file.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a certain level of permissions to download a folder?
People will need at least Read access to download folders.
Why is it that when I download a folder, the file name is in a date format?
This feature was designed to let you know what time the zipped folder was generated by our systems for you to download. You can choose to change the name if like.