Create a News Page Layout using Content Type in SharePoint 2013

Sometimes we have to create a sub-site for news or events or anything like this. This guide will go on and explain not only how to do it, but to make this the default page layout of the publishing site. Once it’s done, you can make a content query in the root site to preview the news articles. And finally, using variation, you can create a similar publishing sub site in other languages.


First, open Visual Studio 2013 and create a new Project of type SharePoint Solutions. Create a new SharePoint 2013 empty project.

Next is to configure the SharePoint from the following settings based on this guide below:

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