How to create Content Type for a document library in SharePoint 2013

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 To create a content type for a document library user must have permissions with Full Control.
Now we will create the content type as Excel step by step.


Step: 1
Navigate to the Site Settings->Web Designer galleries->click on Site Content Types->Click on Create
Enter the Name as per our requirement
In our case I am entering the name as DotnetSharePointExcel
Select parent content type from:
Document Content Types
Parent Content Type
Document
Put this site content type into:
Custom Content Types for Existing Group
Click ok.  


Step 2:

Navigate to library ->Top Ribbon click on Library Settings->Advanced Settings->Allow management of content types to Yes ->Click ok.
Step: 3

 Navigate to library ->Top Ribbon click on Library Settings->In the Content Types-> Click on Add from existing content types->In Available content types we can able to see the newly created content type Select click on add, Once content type added  Click on ok.
Step: 4

Navigate to Library ->Top Ribbon Click on “Open with Explorer” ->Forms there we have to place the template like EXCEL


Step: 5

Navigate to the library settings->now we can able to see that content type.
Step: 6

Click on Content Type->in Advanced Settings->Enter the URL of an existing document template
Example: http://dotnetsharepoint.com /sites/sharepoint /Document Library/Forms/template.xltx
Click ok. 


Step: 7

 Finally Click on library ->in the top ribbon click on Files->Click on New Document ->there we can able to see the newly created document content type.



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