How to Create a Custom Content Type in SharePoint 2013
In this tutorial, we will learn the steps to creating a content type in SharePoint 2013.
Go to Site Settings. Navigate to Site Content Types. Next, click the Create link
Our content type would be for document libraries pertaining to Courses.
Just like we did in case of site columns; we shall put this into a group in order to easily identify it. The group name shall be “SharePoint Basics”. Now, click OK.
You will get to see few fields already existing for the Document Content Type, Title and File Name. Now, we will add Course field.
Select Course column and click Add. Finally click OK
Click “Site Contents”, then go to “add an app” for creating a document library.
Click Create. Once created, open the test library and then set course document type to content type. Navigate to Library shown on the Ribbon. Now, go to Library Settings
Go to Advanced Settings.
Set Yes in the option “Allow Management of Content Types”. Click OK.
Filter the library in “SharePoint Basics”. Now, select Course Documents Type and click Add. Finally click OK
Go to Test library. Click New Document.
Finally, click “Delete This Content Type”.
That’s how you can create a custom content type in SharePoint 2013.