Site Content Type

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Description

Newly introduced to Windows SharePoint Server 3.0, a content type is a reusable collection of settings you want to aply to a ceratin category of content. With this class, students will learn to manage the metadata and behaviors of a document or item type in a centralized and reusable way while demonstrating its incredible flexibility that allows advanced users to control and organize their SharePoint content in a more meaningful way.


Class Syllabus



The following topics will be covered in the class as well as discussions on best practices:

  • Introduction to Content Types
    • What is a content type?
    • How content types work at the site level
    • How content types work in lists and libraries
  • Add an existing content type to a list or library
    • Add a content type to a list or library
    • Change the new button order or default content type
  • Create a site content type
  • Manage Content Types
    • Associate a document template with a site content type
    • Add a workflow to a site content type
    • Add an existing column to a site content type
    • Add a new column to a site content type
    • Change the column order for a site content type
    • Change Document Information Panel settings
    • Add an information management policy
    • Manage document conversions
  • Change a content type for a list or library
    • Add a document template to a content type
    • Add a column to a content type
    • Change the order of columns for a content type
    • Make a column required for a content type
    • Add a workflow to a content type
    • Make a content type read-only
    • Specify an information management policy for a content type
    • Change the Document Information Panel settings for a content type
  • Turn on support for multiple content types in a list or library
    • About adding multiple content types to a list or library
    • Multiple content type considerations
    • Turn on multiple content types in a library
    • Turn on multiple content types in a list

Class Location

Interactive Online Training

Class Notes