How to Create a Folder Structure on Your Cloud Storage

Manuel Pérez Gómez-Miranda

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a basic folder structure for your company on your cloud storage.

 

When handling a lot of documents and files, it is really important to have an organised folder structure. This tutorial will use a fictional company with various departments to show you how to create folders on the Jotelulu platform.

 

 

How to create a folder structure on your cloud storage​?

 
 

Before you begin

 

To successfully complete this tutorial, you will need:

  • To have subscribed to the cloud storage service. If you need more information about how to do this, take a look at the tutorial entitled: How to Add Cloud File Storage.
 
 

Step 1. Open the cloud storage subscription page

 

From the initial dashboard, click on the top of the cloud storage card (1).

Step 1. Open the cloud storage subscription page from the dashboard

Step 1. Open the cloud storage subscription page from the dashboard

Next, click on the “Structure” section (2) in the left-hand menu and click on the “Start” button (3).
Step 1. Go to the “Structure” section on the cloud storage page

Step 1. Go to the “Structure” section on the cloud storage page

Step 2. Create and name your folders

 

Enter a name for your folder (4) and click the “Create” button (5). Your first folder has now been created. Click on the “New Folder” button to repeat the process and create more folders.

Step 2. Create new folders on your cloud storage

Step 2. Create new folders on your cloud storage

Create as many new folders as you need to set up your top-level folder structure. If you wish to create any subfolders within these main folders, simply click on the folder in question (7).
Step 2. Create subfolders on your cloud storage

Step 2. Create subfolders on your cloud storage

Once you have clicked on the folder (in the example, we have used the “HR” folder), the process is the same as before. Simply click the “Create Folder” button (8), enter a name for the new subfolder (9) and click “Create” (10). Once again, you can create as many subfolders as you require by clicking on the “New Folder” button (11).
Step 2. Repeat the process to create additional subfolders

Step 2. Repeat the process to create additional subfolders

We have now created our top-level folders and a number of subfolders (in this example, within the “HR” folder).
Step 2: Finalised folder structure

Step 2: Finalised folder structure

Repeat the above steps to add any additional subfolders and create an organised folder structure for your company. You are now ready to begin storing and sharing files.
 
 

Summary

 

If you want to share files efficiently in your company, having an organised and intuitive folder structure will be key. In this tutorial, you have learnt how to create folders and subfolders on your cloud storage.
 
Now that you have created an appropriate folder structure, you might want to set permissions for users or user groups to restrict access to certain folders. If so, have a look at the following tutorial:
 
 

Glossary:

 

  • Folder: A basic storage location where files are kept.
  • Shared space​: A collection of folders that all of an organisation’s users can see.

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