Upload documents and files

  1. If you have multiple sites, use the dropdown menu in the upper left of the page to select the site where you want to upload documents and files. For more on multiple sites, see Multisite: Manage multiple sites.
  2. On the main menu, choose Content » Documents and files.
    The Documents and files page opens.
  3. When you are using multiple languages, choose the language in which you want to upload the files from the dropdown Languages list in the right sidebar.
    NOTE: You might not see the language list when creating your very first entry, yet it will be available thereafter. For more information about languages, see Administration: Language settings.
  4. Click Upload documents or other files.
    The Upload documents or other files page opens.
  5. Either drag the files you want to upload to the page, or click Select documents or other files from your computer to locate the files, and then click Open. You can select more than one document or file.
    The name of the document or file and its size are displayed in Upload documents or other files page.
  6. To upload more documents or files, click Add more documents and files.
  7. In Where to store uploaded documents or other files?, select the library, where you want to store the document(s) or file(s), by clicking Change.
    A tree listing of all available libraries enables you to choose the appropriate library. Click Done.
    If you have not created any libraries, you can only choose Default Library.
    To create a library:
    1. Click Create a new library.
    2. Enter the name of the library and click Create this library
    3. Enter a description of the library.
    4. Choose whether to accept or change the URL.
    5. Decide whether this library should be a sub-library under another existing library.
    6. Adjust the Root library settings as appropriate for this library.
    7. For more information about creating libraries, see Document and file libraries.
  8. Expand Categories and tags to set classification data for the documents and files in this upload. See Add categories and tags to content items for details.
  9. Click Upload and Publish. You could also choose Upload and Save as Draft, or Go back (and drop this set of uploads.) See Workflow statuses for more information.
  10. When upload is finished, choose between the following:
    • View all items - Returns to the Documents and Files page.
    • Upload more documents or other files - To perform a new set of uploads.

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