Get The Content Type SchemaXml For The Specified Content Type in SharePoint 2010 Using ECMAScript

In this article you will see how to get the content type schemaXml for the specified content type in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript.


Introduction

In this article you will see how to get the content type schemaXml for the specified content type in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript. I have a content type named "Custom Content Type" that belongs to "Custom Content Types" group (Navigate to the site, click on Site Actions. Click on Site Settings. In the Galleries section, click on Site Content Types).
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Steps Involved


Step 1 : Navigate to the SharePoint site (I have a site page created in my site where I am going to add the content editor web part).

Step 2 : Go to Site Actions, click on Edit Page.
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Step 3 : Click on Insert tab in the ribbon interface and then click on Web Part button.
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Step 4 : Select Media and Content in the Categories section and then click on Content Editor.
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Step 5 : Click on Add.

Step 6 : The Content Editor web part will be added to the site page.

Step 7 : Click on the down arrow and then click on Edit Web Part.
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Step 8 :
Click on "Click here to add new content".
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Step 9 : Click on Format Text tab in the ribbon interface and then click on HTML drop down.
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Step 10 : Click on Edit HTML source.

Step 11 : HTML source window will pop up.
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Step 12 : Copy and paste the following script.

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Step 13 : Click on Ok.

Step 14 : In the ribbon interface click on Save & Close button.
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Step 15 : In the content editor web part you can find a button named "Get content type schemaXml for the specified content type", click on that button.

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Step 16 : An alert will pop up displaying the content type schemaXml as shown in the following:
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Reference

SP.ContentTypeCollection.schemaXml Property - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee553740.aspx

Summary

Thus in this article you have seen how to get the content type schemaXml for the specified content type in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript.