9.8. Managing content with WebDAV

This section covers the following topics:

What is WebDAV?

WebDAV is an abbreviation of Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning. It is used to publish and manage files and directories on a remote server. It also enables users to perform these functions on a website.

WebDAV provides the following features:


This feature prevents two or more collaborators from overwriting shared files.

Site Manipulation

WebDAV supports the "copy" and "move" actions and the creation of collections (file system directories).

Name Space Management

This function enables copying and moving webpages within a server's namespace.

Why use WebDAV?

With WebDAV, you can manage content efficiently with the following actions:

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