Save list as a template in SharePoint 2013

Save list as a template in SharePoint 2013

In this article, I will explain how to save SharePoint list as a template with or without content to another SharePoint site in SharePoint 2013. Open a SharePoint team site or publishing site. Navigate to add an app. Click on “Custom List” to add a list. Give a name and click on Create like below:

 Save list as a template in SharePoint 2013

Save list as a template in SharePoint 2013

In the list, Here am added one more column for filling up some data. The list looks like below:


Save list as a template in SharePoint 2016
Save list as a template in SharePoint 2016

Now going to save the list as template. Click on list-> list settings from the ribbon. Then Click save list as template which is under Permissions and Management.

steps to create list template sharepoint online
steps to create list template sharepoint online

Provide the filename and template name. If you need this list with contents- > Check Include Content. Click on OK.

create list template sharepoint online
create list template sharepoint online

Then it will show a successful message once it is done.

create list template sharepoint online steps
create list template sharepoint online steps

Now open list template gallery under site settings



Download the .stp file we create as a list template

how to save list as template in sharepoint 2013
how to save list as template in sharepoint 2013

So now am created one more site collection. Click site settings -> navigate to Web Designer Galleries -> Click List template

save list as template sharepoint 2016
save list as template sharepoint 2016

Click on Files tab in a top ribbon -> Click Upload

save list as template sharepoint 2010
save list as template sharepoint 2010

Uploaded the .stp file we already downloaded from some other site collection.

save list as template sharepoint 2013
save list as template sharepoint 2013

Navigate to Add an app -> Click CityDetailsList template to create

save list as template sharepoint online
save list as template sharepoint online

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Now the list has been moved from one site collection to another site collection with content. Hope this will be helpful.


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