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A site column is a reusable column definition, or template, that you can assign to multiple lists across multiple SharePoint sites. Site columns decrease rework and help you ensure consistency of metadata across sites and lists. Use the links in this section to learn how to create, customize, and update site and list columns.

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Introduction to Columns

Learn how to create site and list columns, control column scope and access, and add site and list columns to content types.