Take the 2-minute tour ×
SharePoint Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for SharePoint enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Does anybody know if/how it is possible to retrieve a SharePoint site's Welcome Page via the built-in Web Services? This is for both 2007/2010.

share|improve this question
1  
You really need to work on your accept rate if you want others to help - Just 19% from 21 questions? –  Ryan Jun 22 '11 at 15:45
    
What are you trying to do? Screen scrape the data? –  PirateEric Jun 22 '11 at 17:11
    
It always makes more sense to explain what you are trying to do, not just the technical question, which might not even be the right question! –  Marc D Anderson Jul 3 '11 at 11:46
add comment

2 Answers

The only web services that run on both SharePoint 2007 and 2010 are the ASMX soap-based web services. The only web service that might have supported this to my knowledge was the Webs.asmx, but I took a look and the GetWeb() method returns the url (without default page). I don't believe any of the ASMX web services will provide this value.

share|improve this answer
add comment

It really depends on what you are trying to do. If you simply want to grab the home page for a site, you can use jQuery's AJAX function to request it by simply passing in the URL of the site.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.