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SharePoint Document Types

Posted on October 18, 2015

Are you trying to organize your documents in SharePoint and scratching your head as to how to name your docs? Perhaps you have different types of documents, like meeting notes, schedules, budgets, etc.? While you can tag your documents against various properties, like document owner, revision, etc., one of the most common “drop-down” choices is Document Types (as shown in image below).

SharePoint Document Library

Common SharePoint Document Types

In case you want to take advantage of this, I summarized all the frequently used SharePoint Document Types in a slide deck below. While every organization is unique and you will have your own document types as well, this list covers the most common types of documents. So feel free to download this slide deck and copy and paste the list into your column drop-down choices or Term Store. Enjoy!

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I’m Greg Zelfond, a U.S. based SharePoint consultant, and I provide affordable out-of-the-box SharePoint consulting, training, and configuration assistance to small and medium-sized businesses all over the world.

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