I want to create a folder inside "Communications" document library in below site using rest api.


Can you please assist on how to do that?

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You need to use the Folders endpoint something like below:

_spPageContextInfo.siteAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/Web/Folders/add('Communications/NewFolderName')"

Note: You need to pass the ServerRelativeUrl inside the add method.

Official documentation: Working with folders by using REST.

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