10.6. WebDAV

10.6.1. Connecting to WebDAV
10.6.2. WebDAV restrictions

WebDAV enables you to use the third party tools to communicate with hierarchical content servers via HTTP. It is possible to add and remove documents or a set of documents from a path on the server.

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 content.

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 uses WebDAV?

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

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