Updating Folder Properties for Managed Content



  1. Begin by navigating to the Folder Properties page.


    Click the Content Management link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Browse Folders link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Properties link.

    Step 3
  4. Use the Folder Properties page to set the properties for a new folder or to update property details for an existing folder. The Folder Properties page is used for top folders as well as for subfolders.


    Users can add folders or update properties at any level for which they have authorization. Only top administrators can create or update top folders at the root of a feature’s folder hierarchy. At subsequent levels, any folder members with the proper privilege can add folders or update properties.


    In this example, as a top administrator for managed content, you will update the properties for this top folder within managed content.

    Step 4
  5. Select the Content can be Published check box to enable approved content to be imported and published in features outside of managed content.


    Click the Content can be Published option.

    Step 5
  6. Select the Folder can be Published check box to allow for publishing of this folder as a pagelet or menu item.

    Step 6
  7. Select the Do Not Allow Deletes check box to prevent this folder from being deleted from the folder hierarchy or from being deleted during the purge process.

    Step 7
  8. Click the Expand section button.

    Step 8
  9. Click the Look up File Storage button.

    Step 9
  10. Use the Look Up File Storage page to select the file storage location.

    Step 10
  11. Click an entry in the Attachment Storage column.

    Step 11
  12. The Approvals field determines the approval mode for the folder:

    Requires Approval. All content in the folder must be approved.

    Auto-Approved Content. The system automatically marks content as approved.

    Optional Approval. As content is being created, content authors have the option to require approval or to have the content automatically approved.


    Note. This setting cannot be changed after content has been created. If you need to change the approval setting, you must delete the content and add it back in with the new approval setting.

    Step 12
  13. The Inactivate Date field selects the default inactivation date for content created in this folder.

    Step 13
  14. Click the Save button.

    Step 14

You have completed updating folder properties for a folder in the managed content feature of the content management system.

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