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This rule belongs to the postman-validation ruleset and states that:

In a collection, related requests should be grouped into a folder for easy navigation and discovery. For Postman v1.0, one or more folder definitions could be added in the root folders property whereas for Postman v2.0 or above, the root item property could define folders by adding one or more item groups.

Maximum SeverityWarning
MessageCollection contains no folders/item groups.
Rule SystemSemantic
Broad CategoryFolders
Products ImpactedAPI Transformer, Code Generation, Developer Experience Portal
Tagspostman api semantic validation folder item group item request collection

Suggested Fixes

  • If you are using Postman v1.0, ensure that root level folders property value is not empty/null and contains at least one folder definition.
  • If you are using Postman v2.0 or above, ensure that the root level item property value is not empty/null and contains at least one item group/folder definition.
  • Create a folder within your collection in the Postman application by selecting Add Folder option from the menu, save and export your collection and then try again.

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