Add and Remove Operation of Content Types in SharePoint Site Using PnP PowerShell.

  • Posted by: Softree Technology

In this blog, we will see how we can add a custom content type in a SharePoint site using PnP PowerShell. Also, we will see how we can get a particular content type and remove it from the SharePoint site using PnP PowerShell.

Add Custom Content Type in SharePoint site

The following command snippet will help you to create the new content type in SharePoint site.

Add-PnPContentType -Name "Custom Content Type" -Description "Use for Custom projects" -Group "Custom Content Types"    

Also, the parent content type can be used as a base content type to create new content types. The following example shows to create the new content type, using the Project content type, given below,

$projectCT = Get-PnPContentType -Identity "Project"    
Add-PnPContentType -Name "Custom Content Type" -Description "Use for Custom projects" -Group "Custom Content Types" -ParentContentType $projectCT    

Remove Content-Type from SharePoint site

  • In the following command snippet, it will remove a content type called “Project” from the current web

    Remove-PnPContentType -Identity “Project”
  • The following command snippet will remove a content type called “Project” from the current web with force

    Remove-PnPContentType -Identity “Project ” -Force,
Connect-PnPOnline –Url https://yoursite.sharepoint.com –Credentials (Get-Credential)    
<#Add custom content type to your SharePoint site#>    
Add-PnPContentType -Name "Custom Content Type" -Description "Use for Custom projects" -Group "Custom Content Types"    
<#In the following command snippet parent content type is used as a base content type to create the new content type#>    
$projectCT = Get-PnPContentType -Identity "Project"    
Add-PnPContentType -Name "Custom Content Type" -Description "Use for Custom projects" -Group "Custom Content Types" -ParentContentType $projectCT    
<#Remove a content type called "Project" from the current web#>    
Remove-PnPContentType -Identity "Project"    
<#Remove a content type called "Project" from the current web with force#>    
Remove-PnPContentType -Identity "Project" -Force   
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