Create New Custom Display Form For SP List Using SharePoint Designer


  • SharePoint list and libraries contains the forms, that allows users to create, edit and display the items to SharePoint Lists.

  • Using custom list forms can show or hide certain fields, reorganize those fields, change the layout of the form and also customize the as we want.


Follow the below listed steps to create new custom form for SP list using SPD.

Step 1: Open the SharePoint site in SharePoint Designer.

SharePoint site

Step 2: Then click on the “List and Libraries” from left navigation.

List and Libraries

Step 3: On the List and Libraries section select the list, where you want to add the custom Display form.

new list

Step 4: Choose “New” button under the form section in list manage page then you will get pop-up

click new

Step 5: On the pop-up you can see File Name, Type and advanced options for form as in the following,

Create new list

Step 6: Then provide the name of the form and select the form type as “Display item form”,

Display Item Form

Step 7: Click “OK” to create new custom display for after providing the details,

click OK

Step 8: Custom form will be created successfully as in the following,

Custom form

By clicking on the custom display form we can customize as we need as I explained already.



In this article we have explored how to create new display form for list using SharePoint Designer.