Friday, February 21, 2014

Exporting Site Content Types in SharePoint 2013

If you wish to export Site Content Types from SharePoint 2013, an easy solution is provided through PowerShell as is documented in this article:

Once you export the Site Content Types, you can then use the resultant XML file to import the Site Content Types into another Server Farm or Site Collection. 

However, because Site Content Types are also dependent on Site Columns, do not forget to import the necessary Site Columns as well otherwise the Site Content Type import will FAIL!! 

You can export and import Site Columns as described in this previous article:

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