WebDAV or the Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning is among the most reliable HTTP protocol extensions that give you access to manage or edit files even on remote servers. You can also use it on uploading files in your site Resources.

Upload to WebDAV

To upload to WebDAV, you must have a WebDAV connection and multilingual file support.

Starting an Upload to WebDAV connection

In WebDAV connection, the URL format is:
http://{server} / webdav/ live or working} / {languageid}, wherein the server can be your server name or the server’s IP address.

The live can make a connection that can publish permission to upload your files. Working established a connection that can save the file you have uploaded.

Uploading Multilingual files in WebDAV

A numeric language ID parameter is needed for 2 different WebDAV folder connection. It can determine the language of the file that needs to be published or saved. Additionally, the numeric parameter has specified value of the language ID while working with dotCMS System -Languages tab.

Publication of live connection with the default language in WebDAV

If you prefer content publication on the default language, you can use this URL: webdav/live/1.

The uploaded files in this folder are published through configured default language in the dotCMS server when the upload is finished.

Updating current files: You can upload file in this folder, while and a file of the same name already exists, is the created file’s latest version in the specified language version. This version will be published immediately.
Save [working] connection using alternate language

Content saving in other languages other than the default language, you can use the URL: /webdav/working/{language_id}, wherein {language_id} must be changed by the language id of your desired language.

If the language id of Spanish is 2, you can manage and access the files and folders to save Spanish content through /webdav/working/2. The uploaded files on the working folder are not available. Instead, it can be saved as drafts. If you want to publish your files, you need to login in the dotCMS backend.

upload to webdav

You can upload it using the dotCMS administration interface. With the connection, you must set up for users that don’t have the consent to upload the files that they are going to upload.

Accessing dotCMS in WebDAV to Upload

If you want to upload to WebDAV, you must have access to dotCMS. Your connection to WebDAV for your folders can depend on your client’s operating system to connect with dotCMS server.

Upload to WebDAV on Windows

If you want to upload to WebDAV on windows, you can do this through the following ways.
Setup in Windows network drive

Using a 3rd party WebDAV client like Cyberduck

Use it directly in Windows Explorer

You can access your folders in Windows, but you need special configuration. If you encounter some issues while configuring your upload to WebDAV with Windows, it is advisable to use other 3rd party WebDAV client like Cyberduck.
To sum it up, enabling WebDAV in your device can give you unlimited access to upload to WebDAV. You can now edit, remove or modify your files on remote servers.