Posts Tagged “content type”

Existing Content Type Modifications and STSADM Tools

October 22 2010 78 comments

This post will address problems with existing content types and their modification.

If you happen to modify old content types and/or their fields you might come into problems regarding making these changes visible in the manner you intended them to be. This will happen when working with existing Sharepoint content and environments/solutions. Or you might add a new field to…

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Single Page Layout for Several Content Types

April 21 2010 12 comments

Just recently we came across a case where we needed to share a single page layout between three different content types. The visible meta data fields for all three content types were the same, and creating several identical page layouts felt wrong. Fortunately, SharePoint supports the scenario. Less fortunately, the documentation is a little sparse.

For a…

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