How to add different PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField in the same page layout?

1. Find the ‘content type name’ of the page layout.

2. In the browser, do one of the following:
– From any team site, on the Site Actions menu, click Site Settings.
– From any portal area, click Site Actions, point to Site Settings, and then click Modify All Site Settings.

3. On the Site Settings page, under Site Collection Administration, click Go to top level site settings.
– Alternatively, you can browse directly to http://your_top_level_site/_layouts/settings.aspx, where your_top_level_site is
– the URL for your root site, such as fabrikamweb for the http://fabrikamweb site.
– To see list of fields available http://your_site/_layouts/mngfield.aspx

4. Under Galleries, click Site content types.

5. Click on the ‘content type’ you want to add extra fields.



6. Click ‘Add from new site column’ link on botton and add as many extra column with Type ‘Publishing HTML’ as required.



7. When prompt to select a group select ‘Page Layout Columns’. To make your new content type available for page layouts that you create or customize in Office SharePoint Designer 2007, put the content type in the Page Layout Content Types group, where it will be easy to locate.

8. Go to SP Designer and then refresh link under ‘Content Field’ under Toolbox tab on right.

SharePoint Designer Content Field

SharePoint Designer Content Field

9. Now you can drag and drop the new ‘Content Fields’ in your page layout.



Diganta Kumar has architected and developed software for more than a decade for a wide range of industries and development platforms and over the years has filled many roles including program manager, founder, developer, architect, team lead, mentor and project manager. Diganta is founder of two online IT businesses. He is a certified AWS Solutions Architect, certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM I), certified Professional Scrum Developer (PSD I) and ITIL Certified. He has presented at Microsoft Tech.Ed, Microsoft AppFest and Ark Group Intranet conference. He attends AWS Seattle Official Events, Seattle AWS Architects-Engineers, and AWS Cloud Commerce user groups. He likes to help, mentor and manage software development teams to improve and produce great software. He currently work as a Senior Technical Program Manager for Amazon Web Services.

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