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Adding and Editing Folders

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This article describes the process of adding and editing folders within the Catalog.

Catalog folders function primarily as hierarchical digital storage folders, used to store and organize learning content.

In the Accord LMS, learning content is stored within the Catalog as types of Learning Elements. 

Folders might also contain Learning Elements representing live 'Instructor-Led Training Sessions' which can be live in-person or online.

For more information about Folders, please review Folders - Introduction.

For more information about Learning Elements, please review Learning Elements - Introduction.

The Catalog

LMS Administrators must have access to the Catalog page to add or edit folders. Some administrators may be limited to specific folders, based upon the selected Current Team or any LMS Admin-type restrictions.

For more information about the Catalog, please review Catalog - Introduction.

The image below represents a typical Accord LMS Catalog Page. 

To Add a Top-Level Folder

A top-level folder can be considered a main folder, in which other folders or digital content can be stored.

  • Navigate to the Catalog.
  • Click on the New button.
  • When menu opens, Click Top level Folder.
  • Complete all necessary Folder Details (see more below).

For more comprehensive help information as it relates to Folder-Details please see; Folder Details - All Folder-Types.

Note: New top-level Folders will be placed at the bottom of the Catalog's folder list by default. Administrators can move any new folder to a different location if desired.

To Add a Child Folder to an Existing Folder

  • Navigate to the Catalog.
  • Click on an Existing Folder to select as the Parent Folder.
  • Click on the New button.
  • When menu opens, Click Child Folder.
  • Complete all necessary Folder Details (see more below).

To Edit an Existing Folder

  • Navigate to the Catalog tab.
  • Hover mouse over the Folder you wish to edit.
  • Click 3 dots at right to open its context menu.
  • Select Details from menu.

Note: The details menu item is specific to the specific folder-type being edited. A Course Folder will offer Course Details, a Learning Path will have the option for Learning Path details, etc. Each folder-type will have it's edit option at the top of the Folder Context Menu; accessed by the three dots to the right of the folder name.


After selecting Folder Details, a details pop-up will display with General Settings selected, allowing you to edit the Folder name and an optional description. All folders require Names. No other data needs to be added or edited unless the default values do not provide the required settings for a specific use case.

There are 4 other tab options, these options being Advanced Settings, Scoring, Enrollment, and Notifications.

For more information about Folder-Details please see:

For more information on the specific Folder-Types please see:

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