The REST (Representational State Transfer) interface in provides access to lists and libraries as a relational data service. A core concept of any RESTful interface is the resource, and in SharePoint Foundation, lists and items are represented as HTTP resources that can be addressed by remote URLs.

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Setting up files to access through API?

Before learning that this forum existed, I asked this question on StackOverflow. I am a new Sharepoint (Office 365) user, and I want to use it to host a file that I can access through the REST API. ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST 401: Distinguishing Unauthorized vs. Unable to authenticate

I'm creating an application using the SharePoint 2013 REST service and I need to be able to distinguish a 401 resulting from attempted access of a resource the user doesn't have permissions for and a ...
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Read, Write, CheckIn/Out files in SharePoint 2010 with REST

Is there a way to Read, Write, CheckIn/Out files in SharePoint 2010 with REST? It is possible with SOAP but transferring base64-encoded seems to be inefficient. Thanks
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Check User has Full Control Site Permissions

Is there away to check if a user has Full Control permissions with out throwing an exception? I've tried the following using REST: ...
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SP2013 Search (REST API) Items are indexed but not found

We have a setup with a SP2010 farm and a SP2013 search Server. The search server is set up to crawl the SP2010 farm. Now I want to use the REST API to query the search server for certain pages (news), ...
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How do I send data to a lookup field with ReST? SP2013

I've been working with a jQuery AJAX call to post data to one of my SharePoint lists. One of the fields in this list is a look-up field. In forming my JSON data to push to the list I was able to ...
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Query 1 list from multiple sites using a single REST call

My boss has been looking for a way to do this for a while, I figured I might as well ask around instead of telling him it can't be done without multiple queries to the server. During a Project Server ...
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Calls to WebProxy without an app context are not allowed

From SharePoint 2013's default.aspx page (https://somecompany-public.sharepoint.com/pages/default.aspx) I'm trying to call a RESTful json API which lives outside the SharePoint domain, but getting ...
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How to dynamically adjust Subsite Logo using the Call http Web Service action

I've been trying to build a workflow which automatically generates a subsite. Since these subsites are projects under a variety of the company's clients, it would be nice if each project site could ...
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How to retrieve site data from SharePoint on cloud and store them at SQL server

I currently use SharePoint on cloud at Microsoft 365 and need to retrieve few data including site title(name), site URL, site owner and also its parent site and subsite title and owner ...
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How to format SharePoint Rest API Data after calling a list item by ID?

I'm using a rest call to pull data from a SharePoint list by item id. I was able to verify it pulls the list items by id, but I'm running into an issue formatting the data. Any suggestions would be ...
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How to return multi-value fields via SharePoint Rest API?

After reviewing my results, I realized one of the sharepoint columns only returns one value. How do I get it to return each value from my Role Column? It should look like this: Title: FDA Program ...
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How do I format SharePoint Rest API Results?

How do I get my SharePoint Rest API Results to return like so: Title : FDA Project RioBravo Module: Primary Training Roles : Project Manager, Lead Agent versus the way this returns them like so: ...
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How do I use SharePoint Rest API to query list for a field resulting in one row of data?

I've been able to pull data for a specific list, but unable to filter it down to one item, where the Field called "File Name" equals drugdealers. Any assistance would be appreciated. <script ...
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Odata Syntax to Orderby a Lookup Column Result

I have need to order an Odata call by by the results of a lookup list. I am having trouble using the $expand operator in tandem with the orderby operator. What changes can I make so that my Odata ...
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Querying multiple lines of text column via REST API

I am trying to query a simple multiple lines of text column on a custom list in SharePoint 2013 on-prem. Whenever I include the text column in the $select fields I get an error that the field is not ...
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How chould i get title where “Title characters contains input box then get the values”

i am trying to get the title if it contains the characters in an input box So first if the user types ABC, then get the titles that contains A,B or C $("#subSiteTitle").keypress(function () { ...
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How could i include the full url using rest api

var queryUrl = appweburl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)/web/webs?$select=Title,Url&@target='" + hostweburl + "'"; i want to include the hole url like this http:///site/_api/ and so ...
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how to only get title of subsite and not display title of app also

right now this code writes out the subsites title and relativeurl, but it also includes my title of my app, but i only want to display the subsites title and not title of the app also, Any ...
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Unable to use string functions in REST query

I am querying for duplication of column name in the web using REST query. My query is as per below: ...
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How to search for all subsites title and url using Rest

I have a autocomplete search box when typing in my box I want to display the title of the subsite and also url Here is my search box <div id="searchfield"> <input type="text" ...
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Send Email when Sharing file/Folder

Is it possible to send an email when sharing a file or folder through the REST API. Below is the screen I am referring to, I can share the file/folder. But would also like the option to send an email ...
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Got error 'The root of the certificate chain is not a trusted root authority.' while using sharepoint REST API

I created Sharepoint Provider Hosted App and installed on my sharepoint account. I got access token(App only token). I am using Sharepint REST API to list files and folders of all users Now the ...
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Sharepoint Online Javascript get calendar events using rest

Ive tried to fetch calendar events using this: _api/search/query?querytext='ContentClass:STS_ListItem_Events EventDate>10/10/2014 ...
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How to get SPFieldChoice values using rest api SharePoint 2013?

I have a choice field in my list. I can get it values using server object model by following way List<string> fieldList; SPList spList = spWeb.Lists[listName]; SPFieldChoice field = ...
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Odata Queries and Date Fields

I have a calculated field that contains the logic if(date) {Yes;} else {No;} This works fine for the column's calculation, but I either need to get the result of the calculated field or need to ...
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Filtering a REST call with a View

I have a list in SharePoint I want to make a REST call to access it. I need to filter this list by an Alert Yes/No field. The field is called Alert and I try to filter it on "true" but the results ...
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PUT and POST methods with REST in SharePoint

We cannot create a list item using PUT method in REST, it gives a bad request error. The REST reference suggests that the PUT method is generally used to update resources. Is there a clear ...
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SiteUserInfoList not updating

I am running a workflow that Calls user information from http://site/_api/Web/SiteUserInfoList/Items(<UserID>) The workflow is pulling the information just fine however I noticed that not all ...
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SharePoint 2013 OData $filter seems broken with date functions

I am using SP2013 SP1. I am trying to perform the following OData opertaion from a client app that contains an External Content Type. The ECT points to a ASP.Net OData service. My Javascript code in ...
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Issue with $skip in REST API

Here is a sample list i am using I am testing some REST filters in the browser directly and checking the XML feed returned by the REST request. Below is the REST query which I used to get the first ...
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get the attachement files from REST API

I use REST API SharePoint 2013 to get the items from list: And and I want to get the Attachments Files, How can i do that? This the code : function getListItems(url, listname, query, complete, ...
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REST api Bad Request file replace

I'm using sharepoint REST api using JavaScript to replace a file in a doc library. Here is the url structure I'm using. <!-- language: lang-js --> props.webUrl + "/_api/web/lists(guid'" + ...
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StartUpload method REST API

I've been looking to use the following in the REST API http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/office365/api/files-rest-operations#FileresourceCreateorupdateafile Has anyone been able to use this ...
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Populate mailto link using REST

I have only had experience with using REST in a SPD workflow. How can I use jQuery with REST to have a user click a button and open up a mailto: link and have that link mail to the users returned ...
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REST get all roleassignments for particular user

I would like to get an overview which would show me what can particular user see in our Sharepoint Site - in other words what are all his role assignments - in groups and also lists and in other ...
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GetChanges REST call from java returning status 400

I'm trying to use the GetChanges REST API call in SharePoint 2013 from a standalone Java app using Apache HttpClient. The JSON body in the POST request body looks like this: ...
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get items between do two date REST API [duplicate]

can i get the list of items between two date like ? var startDate. var EndDate. var queryGetDiscussion = "?$Date between(startDate, EndDate) "; Or using LT and GT.
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Sharepoint app REST Authorization Header

I have developed a Sharepoint app that I installed on my sharepoint site for testing. I filled it with data and now I want to run REST queries on my app with Postman in Chrome. Once I am logged in to ...
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Get documents and folders in SharePoint 2010 list's ROOT folder with REST

There is a question about getting files/folders in some SharePoint folder. There is advice to filter list items by parent folder path. But how can I list files/folders in the List itself? With REST I ...
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What is the permission level for REST Query?

If I execute the REST Query using JavaScript and I am logged in to the SharePoint with Visitor privileges then will my code be able to query the administrative data like getting the column name and so ...
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Getting document name using REST (not title) while filtering document library

I am trying to filter through a list and return metadata of the documents in that filter. How do I return the name of a document from a document library using REST while being able to filter the ...
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How to display latest created image from a picture library in a page?

There's a page where i need to show the latest created/uploaded image from a picture library. I did the following URL to retrieve that information to me (in JSOM): ...
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how to get last ten item with REST API

I need to get the last ten created item from my list ; I used TOP in my query but this it doesn't work , still give me all items without filtering : this is my query : var queryGet= "?$filter=Title ...
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The length of the URL for this request exceeds the configured maxUrlLength value. REST API

I was wondering if someone could help, or am I missing something. In the articles found here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn450841(v=office.15).aspx#bk_FileStartUpload They refer ...
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MVC web api in sharepoint 2013 farm solution

How to consume the MVC web api in SharePoint 2013 farm solution? When I try to consume with httpclient I cannot refer to the assembly WebApiRestService.WebApiClient, it's showing error as not strong ...
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How to get Principal Id of a User in Workflow

I am trying to set unique permissions on a list for specific users, and in order to do this I must be able to pull the principalId of the user from within a workflow to be used in a REST call in the ...
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REST API, Querying Lookup Additional column giving error

I have an additional lookup column RelatedLinks:Title. I am not able to query using rest api. Getting - The field or property RelatedLinks_x003a_Title does not exist. What is the proper way to select ...
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How to obtain User Field Properties in Lookup List via Rest Api

I have a List (Topics) which has a MultiLookupField to a List named (Speakers) Speakers has a User Field (UserName). What I'm trying to do is to read some of the User Fields Properties. Which works ...
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REST results undefined

I am executing this code, but am getting the d.results = undefined: 'use strict'; $(function () { var call = $.ajax({ url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + ...