Set List Content Type Description in SharePoint using CSOM

The example in this topic show how to use CSOM to Set List Content Type Description in SharePoint

  • using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;
  • using System.Linq;
  •  
  • using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext("http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection"))
  • {
  • // clientcontext.Web.Lists.GetById - This option also can be used to get the list using List GUID
  • // This value is NOT List internal name
  • List TargetList = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("List Name");
  • clientContext.Load(TargetList);
  •  
  • // Write Content Type name over here
  • string contentTypeName = "Content Type Name";
  •  
  • // Get list content types
  • ContentTypeCollection contentTypeCollection = TargetList.ContentTypes;
  • clientContext.Load(contentTypeCollection);
  • clientContext.ExecuteQuery();
  •  
  • ContentType targetContentType = (from contentType in contentTypeCollection where contentType.Name == contentTypeName select contentType).FirstOrDefault();
  •  
  • targetContentType.Description = "New List Content Type Description";
  • targetContentType.Update(false);
  • clientContext.ExecuteQuery();
  • }

Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013


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