How To Enable Or Disable Folder Creation For A Document Library In SharePoint

When using SharePoint Online in Office 365 or SharePoint on-premises, the option to create folders in document libraries is very tempting for end users. By default, folder creation is enabled in each document library, however creating an army of folders to put all your documents in can lead to a bad experience, or a lot of time for end users to search for specific documents. In this video, Veronique will show how you can enable or disable folder creation in a document library by navigating through the library settings. After that, it’s up to you to decide of the best strategy for your environment! Prerequisites include: Minimum permissions needed: Contribute rights to the library