How To Create A List In SharePoint 2010


A SharePoint list is a container for information, similar to a very simple database or spreadsheet. Using a list is the most common way to manage information in a SharePoint site. In a list, data is gathered in rows, and each row is known as a list item. A list can have multiple columns also known as properties, fields, or metadata. So a list item is a row with data in those columns.

Lists where each item contains a file (and, in the other columns, data about that file) are called libraries in SharePoint.

Lists are similar to tables in SQL Server.

Step by step process for creating a list in SP 2010

Step 1: Click on Lists in the left pane and then click Create button as shown below:

Click on Lists

Step 2: After clicking on “Create” button a modal to create a list will pop up. You need to select the appropriate type, enter the name and then click “Create” button as shown below:


Step 3: Once the list is created, you can now add new columns by clicking on “Add new item” as per the following screenshot:

add new columns

We have successfully created a new list in SharePoint 2010. Enjoy reading and please help us with your feedback.

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