Get List Template ID and Type in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online from Browser view source

This SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss, how to get the list template id and list template type of a particular list in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online. This will work for classic SharePoint sites, not in SharePoint modern sites.

If you want to see the SharePoint list template used for a list then there is a very easy way to know that from the browser itself.

Ok to know this, Open the SharePoint list All Items view and then Right-click on the browser and click on View Source in IE (or View page source in Google Chrome).

Then search for “tx.listTemplate”, you will able to see something like:

ctx.listTemplate = 100; based on the template used.

The value is different for differ different types like for GenericList (CustomList) is 100, for a document library, it is 101, for Survey it is 102, etc.

There also you will be able to see list base type like below:

Get List Template ID and Type in SharePoint

You can see the whole list of SharePoint list base types and list template types in this Microsoft URL.

Apart from that, you will also be able to see the SharePoint Site title, View name, view title, list name, list title, display form URL, new form URL, edit form URL etc.

So this will help you know lots of valuable information from the browser view source itself.

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Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site