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Creates a content type based on the specified schema in SharePoint 2010 (CSOM)
namespace Deployment.Client
{
/// <summary>
/// Creates a content type based on the specified schema (CSOM)
/// </summary>
public static class ContentTypeExtensions
{
/// <summary>
/// Creates a content type based on the specified schema.
/// </summary>
/// <returns>
/// A newly created client object of a content type.
/// </returns>
/// <param name="clientContext">Client Context </param>
/// <param name="schemaXml">A Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) string that contains the schema.</param>
public static ContentType AddContentTypeAsXml(ClientContext clientContext, string schemaXml)
{
ContentType contentType;
using (var xmlTextReader = new XmlTextReader(new StringReader(schemaXml)))
{
xmlTextReader.ProhibitDtd = true;
contentType = Load(clientContext, clientContext.Web.ContentTypes, xmlTextReader);
}
return contentType;
}
private static ContentType Load(ClientContext clientContext, ContentTypeCollection cts, XmlReader xrdr)
{
var contentTypeCreation = new ContentTypeCreationInformation { };
xrdr.MoveToContent();
if (xrdr.MoveToAttribute("Name"))
contentTypeCreation.Name = xrdr.Value;
if (xrdr.MoveToAttribute("Group"))
contentTypeCreation.Group = xrdr.Value;
if (xrdr.MoveToAttribute("Description"))
contentTypeCreation.Description = xrdr.Value;
contentTypeCreation.ParentContentType = GetParentContentType(clientContext, xrdr.GetAttribute("ID"));
var contentType = cts.Add(contentTypeCreation);
//Additional properties
if (xrdr.MoveToAttribute("Hidden"))
contentType.Hidden = xrdr.Value == "TRUE";
bool flagReadOnly = xrdr.MoveToAttribute("ReadOnly");
contentType.ReadOnly = flagReadOnly && xrdr.Value == "TRUE";
xrdr.Read();
while (xrdr.LocalName != "ContentType")
{
switch (xrdr.LocalName)
{
case "FieldRefs":
LoadFieldLinks(clientContext, contentType, xrdr);
break;
}
if (!xrdr.Read())
break;
}
return contentType;
}
private static void LoadFieldLinks(ClientContext clientContext, ContentType contentType, XmlReader xrdr)
{
xrdr.Read();
while (xrdr.LocalName == "FieldRef" || xrdr.LocalName == "RemoveFieldRef")
{
if (xrdr.LocalName == "RemoveFieldRef")
{
xrdr.Read();
}
else
{
LoadFieldLink(clientContext, contentType.FieldLinks, xrdr);
contentType.Update(false);
clientContext.ExecuteQuery();
}
}
}
internal static FieldLink LoadFieldLink(ClientContext clientContext, FieldLinkCollection fieldLinks, XmlReader xrdr)
{
var linkCreationInfo = new FieldLinkCreationInformation();
var hostField = GetField(clientContext, xrdr);
linkCreationInfo.Field = hostField;
var fieldLink = fieldLinks.Add(linkCreationInfo);
xrdr.MoveToContent();
if (xrdr.MoveToAttribute("Required"))
{
fieldLink.Required = xrdr.Value == "TRUE" || xrdr.Value == "-1";
}
if (xrdr.MoveToAttribute("Hidden"))
{
fieldLink.Hidden = xrdr.Value == "TRUE" || xrdr.Value == "-1";
}
xrdr.Read();
if (xrdr.LocalName == "Default")
{
xrdr.Read();
}
return fieldLink;
}
/// <summary>
///
/// </summary>
/// <param name="clientContext"></param>
/// <param name="xrdr"></param>
/// <returns></returns>
private static Field GetField(ClientContext clientContext, XmlReader xrdr)
{
var field = clientContext.Web.AvailableFields.GetById(new Guid(xrdr["ID"]));
clientContext.Load(field);
clientContext.ExecuteQuery();
return field;
}
private static ContentType GetParentContentType(ClientContext clientContext, string id)
{
var ctId = new SPContentTypeId(id);
var parentCtId = ctId.Parent.ToString();
return GetContentTypeById(clientContext, parentCtId);
}
public static ContentType GetContentTypeById(ClientContext clientContext, string ctId)
{
var ct = clientContext.Web.AvailableContentTypes.GetById(ctId);
clientContext.Load(ct);
clientContext.ExecuteQuery();
return ct;
}
public static ContentType GetContentTypeByName(ClientContext clientContext, string name)
{
var cts = clientContext.Web.ContentTypes;
clientContext.Load(cts);
clientContext.ExecuteQuery();
foreach (var ct in cts)
{
if (ct.Name == name)
return ct;
}
return null;
}
}
}
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@patrickbussmann patrickbussmann commented Jan 24, 2016

I added the JavaScript edition of this.
https://gist.github.com/patrickbussmann/21104e655d11dedc916d#file-contenttypeextensions-js

Thank you. Helped me a lot.

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