How to remove columns from a site content type

Here you find instructions on how to remove columns from a site content type in SharePoint.

  1. Open the site content type.
  2. Click on the name of the column that you want to remove from the content type, in the list of available columns:
    The list of columns in a content type
  3. On the content type’s column properties, click on the “Remove” button:
    Remove a column from a content type


  1. The default column “Title” cannot be removed from document content types, so if you do not want to have the column displayed in the form, you need to set its status to “Hidden”.
  2. Removed columns from a content type are just removed from the content type, not deleted from the site, to totally remove a column you need to delete it.