right click on source > add new subfolder > dialog box asks for subfolder name > submit = "There was an error while creating the folder."

Any ideas here?


Two possible suggestions:

  1. Are you positive that the File System Path of your assets source is correct?
  2. Does your assets source folder have the correct permissions which would allow Craft to create a new subfolder?
  • have checked path for source, and set permissions to 755
    – Tyler
    Aug 10 '14 at 0:09
  • No problem, glad to help!
    – Lindsey D
    Aug 10 '14 at 0:14

I realize this question is old, but wanted to post this for anyone that runs into the same problem I did.

My permissions and system path were correct; however, I was able to get it working by using an "ending forward slash" where I defined the subfolder path:



instead of


Additionally, you will also want to run a "Reindex Assets" operation located in the Admin Settings.

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