4-3: Implement Managed Content Types

Solution overview

Type of solution


Features and tools

SharePoint site and library content types

Solution summary

Create and configure site and library content types.


Centralized definition of columns (metadata), settings, and workflows to fully describe a type of content for use in one or more libraries or lists in one or more sites.


Content types are one of the most powerful features of SharePoint. A content type is a definition for an item or document. It contains all the properties (columns), settings, and workflows that the content type should have wherever it is used. You define it once, as a site content type, and then you can use it in any list or library within that site. Changes ...

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