getFolders

Returns all folders and subfolders, starting at the folder path. The getFolders response returns a maximum of 100,000 folders.

Purpose of Folders

A folder enables you to organize subfolders and assets. All folder and asset names must be unique. Folders and assets that share the same name will cause a namespace conflict, even if they’re in different folder hierarchies.
Syntax

Authorized User Types

  • IpsUser
  • IpsAdmin
  • IpsCompanyAdmin
  • TrialSiteAdmin
  • TrialSiteUser
  • ImagePortalAdmin
  • ImagePortalUser
  • ImagePortalContrib
  • ImagePortalContribUser
NOTE

The user must have read access to the folder to return data on it.

Parameters

Input (getFoldersParam)

Name Type Required Description
*companyHandle* xsd:string Yes The handle to the company.
*accessUserHandle* xsd:string No Used by administrators to impersonate a specific user.
*accessGroupHandle* xsd:string No Filter by a specific group.
*folderPath* xsd:string No The root folder to retrieve folders and all subfolders to the leaf level. If excluded, the company root is used.
*assetTypeArray* types:StringArray No Returns folders that only contain specified asset types.
*responseFieldArray* types:StringArray No Contains a list of fields that you want to include in the response.
*excludeFieldArray* types:StringArray No Contains a list of fields you want to exclude from the response.

Output (getFoldersReturn)

Name Type Required Description
*folderArray* types:FolderArray No An array of folders that match the filter criteria. The response is limited to 100,000 folders maximum.
*permissionsSetArray* types:PermissionSetArray

Examples

This code sample returns an array that contains all the folders for a company along with specific information about each folder.

Request

<ns1:getFoldersParam xmlns:ns1="http://www.scene7.com/IpsApi/xsd">
   <ns1:companyHandle>47</ns1:companyHandle>
</ns1:getFoldersParam>

Response

<getFoldersReturn xmlns="http://www.scene7.com/IpsApi/xsd">
   <folderArray>
      <items>
         <folderHandle>MyCompany/</folderHandle>
         <path>MyCompany/</path>
         <hasSubfolders>false</hasSubfolders>
      </items>
      <items>
         <folderHandle>MyCompany/eCatalogs/</folderHandle>
         <path>MyCompany/eCatalogs/</path>
         <hasSubfolders>false</hasSubfolders>
      </items>
      <items>
         <folderHandle>MyCompany/PDF/</folderHandle>
         <path>MyCompany/PDF/</path>
         <hasSubfolders>false</hasSubfolders>
      </items>
   </folderArray>
</getFoldersReturn>

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