Parent folder

Parent folder

A parent folder is a directory containing one or more folders and files.

Also called a parent directory, it’s the primary or top-level folder in a chain of subfolders. Parent folders organize files hierarchically — from the top-level parent down to the children files within — to make locating and managing related directories easy. Each chain has one parent folder in its hierarchy, and deleting the parent folder erases all the subfolders and files inside it.

For example, a folder named "Albums” might contain subfolders titled "2023," "2022," and "2021." "Albums" is the parent folder, while those representing specific years are subfolders, or children folders.

Learn how to use folders in the Pages panel to organize website content and create a hierarchical structure for straightforward navigation.

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