Create folders in Office 365 SharePoint Document Library C#

The code snippet showing you how you create folder in Office 365 SharePoint.

The code snippet below creates 2 folders, Floder1 and Floder2 in a Document Library name Documents.

static void Main(string[] args)


     string siteUrl =”;


     ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl);


     SecureString securePassword = Login.GetPassword();


     clientContext.Credentials = new SharePointOnlineCredentials(“”, securePassword);


    Web rootWeb = clientContext.Web;



    //Get List

    var query = clientContext.LoadQuery(rootWeb.Lists.Where(p => p.Title == “Documents”));



    List list = query.FirstOrDefault();


    string[] namesArray = new string[] { “Folder1”, “Folder2” };


    foreach (string name in namesArray)


        //Add Folder

        var folders = list.RootFolder.Folders;



        var newFolder = folders.Add(name);




    //Execute request



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