List Instances

Last modified: July 15, 2011

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013

The ListInstance element specifies default data with which to provision the given list type. This element maps to the List element previously located within the Configuration element in Onet.xml.

Caution note Caution

When a list instance is provisioned in a Feature, the Title attribute must be specified and unique.







The following example shows the contents of an XML file in which the ListInstance element is used to specify default data for a list instance.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<Elements xmlns="">
      Id="WssAdminTasks" Title="Administrator Tasks" 
      Description="Create an Administrator Tasks list to track a group of admin work items."
      TemplateType="1200" Url="Lists/AdminTasks">
               <Field Name="Action">/_admin/globalemailconfig.aspx?Source=/default.aspx, Configure Outgoing E-Mail Settings</Field>
               <Field Name="Description">Specify the SMTP e-mail server to use for alerts and administrator notifications.</Field>
               <Field Name="Title">Outgoing e-mail settings</Field>
               <Field Name="SystemTask">True</Field>
               <Field Name="Priority">01</Field>
               <Field Name="Service">SMTP</Field>

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