Create Folder

Create a new folder for your Google Drive to store documents. The folder can also be placed within a parent folder.

Unless otherwise indicated, field types are text.

Required fields are indicated by a red asterisk.


  • Input Folder Name

    • Name: A name for your folder.

    • Description: Description of your folder.

    • Parent Folder ID: To create a folder within another folder (or nested folder), there are two methods to get the parent folder ID or location for the card:

      • Copy the end of the URL into the card to get the parent folder ID. For example, if the link was, you would copy and paste the bolded region after the slash as the Parent Folder ID.

      • You can also search for the folder to get the ID. Create a form which asks for the name of the parent folder and then with a search folders Google Drive card return the Folder ID. This ID can then be used as the Parent Folder ID in the Create Folder card.

    • Starred (Boolean/(Yes or No)): Mark whether or not a folder is starred in your drive.

    • Writers Can Share (Boolean/(Yes or No)): Clarify whether or not other people can share material.


  • File Name (text): Name of the folder.

  • File ID (text): If the folder is nested it is in the requested folder location.

Related topics

Google Drive connector

About the elements of Okta Workflows

G Suite API documentation