As we know that we can create a folder in SharePoint document library – this is the traditional way of creating the folder in SharePoint but we can create a folder inside SharePoint list as well. I will show here how we can create a folder in SharePoint list.
Navigate to list setting page -> Advanced Settings – from this page under the “Folders” section change the “Make “New Folder” Command available?” to “Yes” by default this setting will be “No”.
Test the folder creation option:
Now navigate to “All Items” view of the list – we can see “New Folder” creation button is enabled now, using that I have created this “Test” folder.
Folders are not available in all list templates:
Folders are not available in all list templates. The below list types do not support folders:
- Survey and
Folders option is available in Custom List template:
In custom list template, we have the folders option available.
In this post, we have learned the below topics:
- How to enable the “New Folder” Creation Option in SharePoint custom list.
- How to Create a New Folder in SharePoint list.
- Which are the lists templates do not have folder creation option.
- Which list template has folder creation option.