Creating a content type


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Creating a content type

To create a content type, you need to go to your Site Actions and down to Site Settings. It's best to be at the top-level site of your site collection, because if you define your content type there, it will be available to any site in that site collection. So, look in the Galleries section here. Again, a gallery is where you must put something if you wanted to be on display. So, we're putting content types here so they can be used across our site collection. So, I'll click that one, and what we're looking at now is the content types that exist out-of-the-box when SharePoint is installed.

Yours might look a little bit different from mine, because this can depend on the license that you have. We have things like audio and image and video. The key one here, the one that I almost wish could be highlighted because it's so much more common than the others is the Document content type. In fact, this is pretty close to what we want. This is what we've been using all along ...

Creating a content type
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Creating a content type provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Simon Allardice as part of the SharePoint 2010 Essential Training

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IT
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SharePoint
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