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I try to create button that will be add item to the list. Unfortunately I do somethings wrong. My programming skill's are at beginner level.
I have list "List" with only one field Title (for test) - at default it will be User and Date.

Code that I have use to create item:

function postSurvey()
           var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current();
           var myWeb = context.get_web();
           var myList = myWeb.get_lists().getByTitle('List');
           var itemCreateInfo = new SP.ListItemCreationInformation();
           var listItem = myList.addItem(itemCreateInfo);
           listItem.set_item("Title", Title.value);

           context.executeQueryAsync(Function.createDelegate(this, AddNewEmployeeSuccess),Function.createDelegate(this, AddNewEmployeeFail));

function AddNewEmployeeFail(sender, args)
  alert('Request failed. ' + args.get_message() + '\n' + args.get_stackTrace());
function AddNewEmployeeSuccess(sender, args)
  alert('Item created: ' + listItem.get_id());


<script type='text/javascript' src="../SitePages/AddingNewUser.js"></script>

Button def.:

  <td><input type='text' id='Title'/></td>  
  <td><button type="button" id="btnAddCar" onclick="postSurvey()">Add</button></td>

After click on Button I don't have AddNewEmployeeFail message - just only "Fail" pop-up.

Fail alert

I try this samples without any results:

http://ishaalan.wordpress.com/2010/05/23/adding-an-item-to-a-sharepoint-list-using-javascript/ - with this article I can't find SP.js and I don't know where to put this library.

I'm working on SharePoint Online 2010 (on 2013 will some difference's in code?) .

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Does adding context.load(listItem); after .update() help? –  Robert Lindgren Apr 3 '14 at 7:03
Robert, I have add context.load(listItem) like you suggest - without any positive result. Still have "Fail". –  Krzysztof S. Apr 3 '14 at 7:12
what stacktrace error message you get? –  Varun Verma May 2 '14 at 5:08
Varun, how I can get error messager detail? I have only popup "Fail" –  Krzysztof S. May 5 '14 at 7:44

2 Answers 2

Setting Title value

The line:

listItem.set_item("Title", Title.name);

is used for setting Title column from Title.name object.

Are you using something like this to initialize Title object?

var Title = {};
Title.name = $('#title').val();

Ensure sp.js library is loaded

In order to ensure that sp.js is loaded, change function your function to

function postSurvey()
      var context = new SP.ClientContext.get_current();
      //your remaining code goes here...  
   }, 'sp.js');
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Stil fail. I have change code, like you says. –  Krzysztof S. Apr 24 '14 at 7:49
Or, how I can call out Workflow that will add item to the list? –  Krzysztof S. Apr 24 '14 at 11:12

Try this:



           context.executeQueryAsync(Function.createDelegate(this, AddNewEmployeeSuccess),Function.createDelegate(this, AddNewEmployeeFail));
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