Create a columnDefinition in a content type

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Add a column to a content type in a site, or a list with a request that specifies a columnDefinition.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Sites.Manage.All, Sites.FullControl.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Sites.Manage.All, Sites.FullControl.All

HTTP request

POST /sites/{site-id}/contentTypes/{contentType-id}/columns
POST /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/contentTypes/{contentType-id}/columns

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of the columnDefinition resource to add.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and columnDefinition object in the response body.



Content-Type: application/json

	"sourceColumn@odata.bind": ""


The response returns the column added to a content type.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

  "description": "",
  "displayName": "Title",
  "enforceUniqueValues": false,
  "hidden": false,
  "id": "99ddcf45-e2f7-4f17-82b0-6fba34445103",
  "indexed": false,
  "name": "Title",
  "text": {
    "allowMultipleLines": false,
    "appendChangesToExistingText": false,
    "linesForEditing": 0,
    "maxLength": 255