Progammatically Adding Folders to a SharePoint List


This took me longer than it should have to get working as the things I tried first compiled but did nothing:

 myList.Folders.Add("DoesNotWork", SPFileSystemObjectType.Folder);

The way I got it to work in the end was like this: 


            SPList myList = myWeb.Lists["My List"];
            SPListItem newFolder = myList.Items.Add(myList.RootFolder.ServerRelativeUrl, SPFileSystemObjectType.Folder, null);
            if (newFolder != null)
            {
                newFolder["Name"] = "Name of Folder";
                newFolder.Update();
            }


Hope this helps somebody 🙂


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