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How to create reusable content

SharePoint 2010 Reusable Content Concepts

How to Create Reusable Content

  1. To create a new reusable content item, navigate to the Reusable Content library at the site root directory from the Manage Content and Structure menu.
    Reusable Content Library

  2. Scroll over the Reusable Content library list name in the left window pane and from the drop-down menu choose Open Link in New Window.
    open link in a new window

  3. Scroll to your department folder and open the file directory (by clicking on the blue text).
    open sub folder

  4. In the top ribbon menu, go to the List Tools group and select Items.
    list tools ribbon

  5. Select New Item. Select Reusable HTML if you need to insert HTML code and content. Select Reusable Text if you are only inserting content without HTML code.
    new item in ribbon

  6. Complete all the fields in the Reusable Content: New Item screen (Title, Comments, Content Category, Automatic Update, Reusable HTML or Reusable Text and Show in drop-down menu).
    NOTE: Check Automatic Update if you want the reusable content item to be non-editable on individual pages.
    blank item form

  7. Click Save when done creating the new Reusable Content Item.
    save the item

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