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In my organization I have experienced that suddenly the inheritance have been unintentionally broken to a site, so that new lists or subsites only have local - obsolete versions of the content types. It seams to happen once in a while, and the consultants have no idea who did what wrong. Does anyone have a list over actions that can break the inheritance for content types, so that I can distribute the knowledge.

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There are two posts that may be useful (with good caveats) regarding Content Types & Inheritance:

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