SharePoint Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for SharePoint enthusiasts. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

How do I go about getting the client username with the javascript client object model? I can't find anything helpful in microsoft's documentation, it's awful :|

share|improve this question
Duplicate of… ? – eirikb Sep 14 '12 at 13:03
var ctx = new SP.ClientContext();
var user = ctx.get_web().get_currentUser();
ctx.executeQueryAsync(function() {
share|improve this answer
Slightly different approach than what @vedran-rasol did in… – eirikb Sep 14 '12 at 13:07

Your Answer


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.