Export (0) Print
Expand All
This topic has not yet been rated - Rate this topic

ContentTypeCollection class

Represents a collection of Web site or list content types.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client
Assemblies:   Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight.dll);  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Phone (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Phone.dll)  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll)
public sealed class ContentTypeCollection : ClientObjectCollection<ContentType>

This code example initializes a custom content type, adds it to the collection of content types, and displays the names of the specified website’s content types.

using System;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;

namespace Microsoft.SDK.SharePointFoundation.Samples
    class ContentTypeCollectionExample
        static void Main()

            string siteUrl = "http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection";

            ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl);
            Web site = clientContext.Web;
            ContentTypeCollection collContentType = site.ContentTypes;

            // Initialize a new content type.
            ContentTypeCreationInformation contentInfo = new ContentTypeCreationInformation();
            contentInfo.Name = "myContentType";
            contentInfo.Description = "My custom content type";
            ContentType contentType = collContentType.Add(contentInfo);


            foreach (ContentType myType in collContentType)
                Console.WriteLine("Content Type Name: {0}", myType.Name);


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
Did you find this helpful?
(1500 characters remaining)
Thank you for your feedback

Community Additions

© 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.