When starting a new site, one needs to decide on the file structure that will be used. The specific directory tree will probably depend on the application and the type of information stored in those folders. But, there are certain ways by which TYPO3 can help you sort files, which should give you a guide as to how you should lay out the file tree.
This is a common layout that's used in multiuser environments. Filemounts can be set up to limit the user to just a specific folder. We will examine how this can be done in the recipe Setting up rights for backend users.
By user group
This is similar to the previous setup, but more functional in team environments, where several users might share a job function. Filemounts can be set up for a group (content editor, publisher, videographer, and so on), and assigned to several users, who would then share access to files.
If you have...