content types coupled with site columns drive consistency across the lists and libraries on your site. In the previous recipe, we saw how to create a content type and added site columns to it.
This recipe will show you how to associate the content type we created earlier to a library so that the content in the library adheres to the metadata requirements defined by the content type. Note that even though this recipe uses a library as an example, the concepts and outlined steps work equally well with lists.
You will need Edit, Design, or Full Control access to the library for which you would like to add the content type.
How to do it...
To add your content type to a library, do the following:
- Browse to the Library Settings page, as described in the Viewing and changing document library settings recipe in Chapter 5, Document Management in SharePoint Online. ...