Spaces Quickstart

Create a Space

  1. From the control panel, click Create in the top right, and then Spaces.
  2. Optionally, enable the Spaces CDN at no extra cost.
  3. Choose a name, a datacenter region, and the file listing permissions of your Space.
  4. Click Create a Space. This will take you from the main page to the root of your new Space.

The very first time you create a Space in an account, it will contain a welcome.html file. This file will appear once and won’t be created again, even if you delete all of your Spaces and start over.

Upload and Delete Files

To upload a file:

  1. From the Files tab of your Space, click Upload File. From here, you can add files by dragging and dropping or using the selection dialog.
  2. After you stage as many files as you want, choose their permissions. By default, it’s set to Private.
  3. Finally, click Upload.

To delete a file:

  1. In your Spaces page, click the file’s More menu and select Delete.
  2. Confirm the deletion in the modal that opens up.

Manage File Permissions

You can check the permissions on files in your space by mousing over the filename. The tooltip that opens shows the Permission, which is either Public or Private.

To change a file’s permissions:

  1. In your Spaces page, click the file’s More menu and select Manage Permissions.
  2. From there, choose Public or Private and click Update.

Create and Delete Folders

You can organize files using folders. To create a new folder:

  1. Click the New Folder button from your Space.
  2. Enter a name and either click out of the text box or click the blue checkmark.

To upload a folder:

  1. From the Files tab of your Space, click Upload File. From here, you can drag and drop nested directory structures.
  2. After you stage as many folders as you want, choose their permissions. By default, it’s set to Private.
  3. Finally, click Upload.

To delete a folder:

  1. In your Spaces page, click the folder’s More menu and select Delete.
  2. Confirm the deletion in the modal that opens up.

All of the contents within a deleted folder will also be deleted.

Enable the CDN

You can enable the CDN when creating a new Space. To enable the CDN on an existng Space:

  1. From the Settings tab of your Space, in the CDN (Content Delivery Network) section, click Edit.

  2. In the options that open, choose your TTL and click Enable CDN.

  3. Click Save.

Delete a Space

  1. From the Settings tab of your Space, select Destroy.
  2. Click the red Destroy button in the bottom right, then the red Confirm button.

This destroys the Space and all of its contents.