How to Add a New Folder to Your Brainshark Site

If you need to add a new folder to your Brainshark Site, you can do so in the Administration section of your account. A Company Administrator or a Folder Administrator can add folders to a Brainshark site. 

To add a new folder:

  1. Navigate to Administration.
  2. Select Folders found in the left-hand menu then click Add Folder.mceclip0.png
  3. On the Folder Properties page, enter the properties of the new folder.
    • Select the parent folder to contain the new folder.
    • Enter the folder name.
    • Enter the folder description.
    • Choose the folder security settings.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. On the permissions page, assign Viewer, Author, and/or Administrator permissions to users.
    • Groups can also be given permissions from this menu by selecting “Group Names” under the Search Dropdown in the top left and clicking “Go” .

  6. Select Submit at the bottom of the page.


  • Folders cannot be moved once they have been added.
  • Company Administrators may add folders at any level. Folder Administrators may only add subfolders to the folders that they have Folder Administration permissions to.
  • Folders will not populate on the Home or My Content page filters until at least one piece of content is stored in it.

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