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Default Programmatically creating Folders within SharePoint List

Hi all,
I would like to share a tip.I am sure it would be beneficial.
Folders help group related items within a list. The code snippet provided below (in C#.Net) explains the approach of creating a folder within a specific list.

using (SPSite oSPsite = new SPSite("http://website_url"))
{
oSPsite.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true;

using (SPWeb oSPWeb = oSPsite.OpenWeb())
{
oSPWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true;

/* Path within the list where the new folder gets created
Leave it empty if it needs to be created under root */
String nodeDepthPath = @"/MyRootFolder";

/* get the list instance by name */
SPList list = oSPWeb.Lists["List_Name"];

/* create a folder under the path specified */
SPListItem folderItem = list.Items.Add(
list.RootFolder.ServerRelativeUrl + nodeDepthPath,
SPFileSystemObjectType.Folder);

/* set the folder name and update */
folderItem["Title"] = "New_Folder_Name";
folderItem.Update();

oSPWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = false;
}

oSPsite.AllowUnsafeUpdates = false;

Thanks
Eliza
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