I want to create a document library where the users are only allowed to create/upload folders in the root of the library yet create/upload documents and other files types within the folders.

Any suggestions?

  • Can you please provide more details on your requirement. Commented Jun 29, 2016 at 12:54

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As per your requirement there is no direct solution there is a work around you can do, you need to create any document library name it as X and follow the steps below:

  1. Enable content organizer feature on site.
  2. That will create a Drop off library on site which will be used to route the documents to your specified folders.

For content organizer here is the reference

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