How to add columns to a site content type

Here you find instructions on how to add site columns to a site content type is SharePoint.

  1. Open the site content type, in the content type hub, that you want to modify by following these steps
  2. To add a site column that already is defined in the content type hub to a content type, do the following:
    1. Click on the link “Add from existing site columns”, at the bottom of the Content Type’s page.
      The link to add existing columns to a site content type
    2. Select one or more of the available columns and move them over to the “Columns to add” section, by clicking on the “Add” button.
      Adding columns to a site content type
    3. Click on the “OK” button.
  3. To create a new site column and add it to a content type, do the following:
    1. Click on the link “Add from new site column”, at the bottom of the Content Type’s page.
      The link to add a new column to a site content type
    2. To define the behavior of the site column, follow these steps.