CMS Fridays: Documenting Content Types

One of the struggles that we’ve had where I work at even after a year was how we document SharePoint sites. This is the first in the series (and I’ll eventually make a full blown page to send out to other blogs) — Content Type Matrix. It’s a really simple Excel spreadsheet, but contains just enough information for an agile environment to document the content types without getting too wrapped up in the details.

The document covers the following fields:

  • Content Type
  • MOSS Default
  • Inherits From
  • Meta Data
  • Type (List or Content Type)
  • Page Types
  • Purpose / Drivers
  • Outcomes

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