as i read a lot about this webdav but yet didn't understand what is it for? i mean what is it doing in reality!?
just in 2 words
Why in 2 words when you post a simple question always in more words than just 2?
Don't they have Google in the AE?http://www.webdav.org/other/faq.html
In short and to help others reading this topic:
webDAV is an acronym for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning, a sort of extension to http/1.1, which allows you to edit documents on a remote web server.
WebDAV supports the following features:-Editing
Create, update, and delete files.Properties
Store meta data such as titles, author names, and publication dates. You can set, delete, and retrieve these meta data.Collections
Group resources into collections that are organized like a file system, similar to a directory or desktop folder.Locking
Use locks to prevent others from editing the same content you're working on in WebDAV. The duration of the locks is independent of any individual network connection.
webdav.org wrote:What is WebDAV?
Briefly: WebDAV stands for "Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning". It is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol which allows users to collaboratively edit and manage files on remote web servers.