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Tuesday, 11 November 2014 08:15

How to Add a Content Type to SharePoint

Written by Louise Fahys
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This article provides detailed information on how to add a Content Type to SharePoint. 

 1. Select the "Gear Icon" and then Site Settings

Site Settings

2. Select Site Content Types

Site Content Types

3. Select "Create" or to edit an existing Content Type, click on the Content Type Name.

Create Content Type


4. Enter the Name of your Content Type, Select the Parent and Select the group to add it to.

Add Content Type

5. To assign a template to the content type click on the Content Type Name

Edit Content Type


6. Either upload the template or enter the URL of a location in SharePoint.  We like to enter a location in SharePoint to allow permissioned users to edit the templates as needed.

Assign Template


7. Select "OK"

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Louise Fahys

Louise Fahys

"My passion is to take ideas and build them into software solutions that help people." Louise has over 20 years of business and technical experience including project management, website design, architecture and implementation. Louise has helped start and run several interactive sites for sports organizations and businesses.

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