Written by Paul Hill on September 18, 2020
Paul Hill is the founder of ServerAcademy.com and IT instructor to over 500,000 students online!
If you use the upload button in S3, you will only be able to upload files and not directories:
However, you can simply drag and drop the folder in your web browser and it will upload all of the desired contents:
Make sure you drag it over the list of files and directories. When you do this you will get the normal window for uploading S3:
On the next screen you need to decide whether or not you want to grant public access to the files:
Now you need to decide if the default properties will work for you or not. Most of the time I don’t need to change these settings, but your scenario could be different:
Click next and you will reach the review screen. Click Upload:
Now you can see the upload is in progress at the bottom of the screen and the directory has been added to my S3 bucket:
And that’s it!
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