Set Site Content Type Title in SharePoint using REST API

The example in this topic show how to use REST API to Set Site Content Type Title in SharePoint

  • function SetSiteContentTypeTitle()
  • {
  •        $.ajax
  •         ({
  •             // _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl - will give absolute URL of the site where you are running the code.
  •             // You can replace this with other site URL where you want to apply the function
  •            
  •               url:  _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/contenttypes?$filter=Name eq 'Content Type Title'&$top=1&$select=StringId",
  •             type: "GET",
  •               headers:
  •         {
  •             // Accept header: Specifies the format for response data from the server.
  •             "Accept": "application/json;odata=verbose",
  •         },
  •                success: function (data, status, xhr) {
  •                          var dataresults = data.d.results;                
  •                       SetSiteContentTypeTitleUsingContentTypeId(dataresults[0]["StringId"]);
  •  
  •                      },
  •                error: function (xhr, status, error) {
  •                    console.log("Failed");
  •                }
  •         });       
  • }
  •  
  • function SetSiteContentTypeTitleUsingContentTypeId(ContentTypeId)
  • {
  •        $.ajax
  •         ({
  •             // _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl - will give absolute URL of the site where you are running the code.
  •             // You can replace this with other site URL where you want to apply the function
  •            
  •               url:  _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/contenttypes('" + ContentTypeId + "')",
  •             type: "POST",
  •             data: JSON.stringify({
  •                              '__metadata': {
  •                                  // Type that you are modifying.
  •                                  'type': 'SP.ContentType'
  •                              },
  •                             
  •                              'Name': 'Updated Content Type Title'
  •                          }),
  •  
  •               headers:
  •         {
  •             // Accept header: Specifies the format for response data from the server.
  •             "Accept": "application/json;odata=verbose",
  •             //Content-Type header: Specifies the format of the data that the client is sending to the server
  •             "Content-Type": "application/json;odata=verbose",
  •             // IF-MATCH header: Provides a way to verify that the object being changed has not been changed since it was last retrieved.
  •             // "IF-MATCH":"*", will overwrite any modification in the object, since it was last retrieved.
  •             "IF-MATCH": "*",
  •             //X-HTTP-Method:  The MERGE method updates only the properties of the entity , while the PUT method replaces the existing entity with a new one that you supply in the body of the POST
  •             "X-HTTP-Method": "PATCH",
  •             // X-RequestDigest header: When you send a POST request, it must include the form digest value in X-RequestDigest header
  •             "X-RequestDigest": $("#__REQUESTDIGEST").val()
  •         },
  •                success: function (data, status, xhr) {
  •                                  console.log('Done');
  •                      },
  •                error: function (xhr, status, error) {
  •                    console.log("Failed");
  •                }
  •         });       
  • }

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

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