What Is WebDAV?

Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is a protocol that allows users to access and share Web documents as if they were on a local file server. It extends HTTP 1.1, the standard protocol used to transfer content over the Web. WebDAV duplicates some features offered by file-sharing protocols such as FTP and the Common Internet File System (CIFS). However, the WebDAV protocol adds features specific to distributed authoring.

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