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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What is the REST endpoint URL to get list of site collections?

If I go to SharePoint 2013 site, click on Admin -> SharePoint, you will see a list of site collections (the link is https://somename-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/SiteCollections.aspx) What ...
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Properties when uploading Files using REST in SP 2013

After a lot of research I finally got uploads via REST working in SharePoint 2013. But I would like to provide additional properties to the Add Function like Title. This code works so far but the only ...
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Get all Files and Folders in one call

I want to get all the files and folders contained inside a SharePoint folder in one rest API call. We have the below API to get all the folders inside a folder ...
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Creating Folder using REST and JavaScript

I'm trying to create a Folder in a SharePoint Image library. I found an answer here but I can't seem to get it to work var web = 'my relative path to the current web'; var lib = 'name of the image ...
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Can't upload a non-text file to SharePoint App via REST API

I am using the following REST code to add a file as an attachment to a SharePoint 2013 list item. <asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <SharePoint:ScriptLink ...
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Is it possible to create a Document Set using REST API

I know this can be done using the JSOM, but is it possible via the REST API to create a document set?
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REST API filter by start and end dates using 'today'

I'm new to filtering dates with REST in SP but am trying to do something like below but am not sure how to get today's date in as a variable into the request. I don't think I'm too far off so any help ...
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Send E-mail from javascript using REST API

I want to send email using Javascript/jQuery using REST API in SharePoint. I have tried _api/SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail and this is my code: Code $.ajax({ contentType: ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST api to update list item- Uncaught ReferenceError: etag is not defined

I try to update my sharepoint list using REST api. But following code throws exception in browser "Uncaught ReferenceError: etag is not defined " Can someone help to resolve this issue? // update an ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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How to select and filter list items lookup column with Sharepoint 2013 REST Feature?

I am using SharePoint 2013 REST. I have list which contains many look up columns, I can get list items through list if they are not look up columns but I can't select and also filter based on look up ...
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How to get content of html by using REST service in SharePoint 2013

Does REST service of SharePoint 2013 support us to get the content of HTML files of specified page? What I mean is request the HTML text of display form without navigate to there, like you clicked on ...
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How can I query for “AssignedTo = [ME]” using REST?

It is quite common to use "Assigned To = [Me]" in SharePoint views to list the tasks / items which are assigned to the current user. This of course includes both the items which are directly assigned ...
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Creating a SharePoint Wiki Page via JavaScript and REST or CSOM

I'm fairly new to developing SharePoint 2013 Apps, and I was tasked to customize the Create New Wiki Page for a Site. The user has to type in the Title, I do some processing, and then when everything ...
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Updating Lookup Values with the REST API

Is it possible to update a List Item's Lookup Field Value via the Rest API? I can retrieve the field value if I use $select and $expand, but I can't find documentation anywhere that explains how to ...
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Query SP2013 Managed metadata term store

I was wondering if it is possible to query the Term Store via the REST API or Javascript Client Object Model in SP2013. I can't quite seem to work out the naming scheme for the REST API to discover ...
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Update taxonomy field value with REST

I'm getting the following error when trying to update a taxonomy field value via REST api: { "error": { "code": "-1, Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientServiceException", "message": { ...
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How can I access the shared link for a file/folder (sent in an email) through Sharepoint REST API?

I want to get a hold of the link that Sharepoint sends in an email to the person we share an file/folder with, through the REST API. I'm using Office365 and I am referring to the link under "Open to ...
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REST with $filter for List Items in Sharepoint 2013

Sharepoint 2013, REST API, native C++ application: I want to get all Folder items from the list. Try /_api/Web/Lists(guid'GUID')/Items?$filter=FileSystemObjectType+eq+1 and get HTTP 400 Bed ...
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How do I update a Hyperlink field using the REST API?

I have a SharePoint 2013 page that I want to make updates to a hyperlink field in a list. I'm calling the REST API using JavaScript + jQuery. My code (my hyperlink field is Timesheet_x0020_Page): ...
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Paging using REST/OData with SP 2013

I'm trying to do paging on a document library (also trying this on a list) with SP 2013 using REST/OData but I can't seem to get the skipping of items working. Here are some examples of URLs that I'm ...
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get current user info using jquery ,REST and csom

My goal is to get the login name and picture for the current user. I am using SharePoint 2013 Foundation. I tried three method and non of then worked correctly: This is with jQuery SPServices: ...
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Manage File permissions using REST API

Is there a way to manage File permissions (roles) using the REST API? http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj860569(v=office.15).aspx I'm developing an app asking for permission on the fly: ...
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How to List Documents in a SharePoint 2010 Folder with REST

I'm trying to access an SPS 2010 document library that contains folders, which in turn contain documents. I can successfully list the content of the library and see all folders and root-level ...
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How to copy files between sites using REST API in SharePoint Online

I have a file in a document library called images: https://xxx.sharepoint.com/Site1/Images ... and I would like to copy the file to the document library called backup in this site: ...
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Checked null with dateTime in REST API SharePoint

I want to get all article pages which Article Date is not null. so I have try to do by this way. var ArticlePageContentTypeID = ...
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Sharepoint REST API - Using caml query and select/expand to get lookup data

I have a Sharepoint app and I use a caml query to filter the data I get back: var caml = "<View><Query><Where><And><Contains><FieldRef Name='PublishingPageLayout' ...
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SharePoint 2013 APIs for anonymous and/or mobile access

In SharePoint 2013 (Preview), does any of the APIs (csom, REST, etc.) work with anonymous access? With mobile access? I haven't found any reference to this in the documentation. I did a quick test ...
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REST GET using SharePoint hosted app

I've been testing an outgoing REST GET request (towards the other world, not towards SharePoint). When I'm using this code in pure JavaScript/HTML it works just fine. But when using it in my ...
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How to get custom user profile properties in sharepoint 2013 restful api?

In my Sp2013, I tried this link http://mysite/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetMyProperties and it gets all properties including the custom managed ones from crawling. And one of them is ...
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Seconds since item created with REST. Perhaps use server current time (clock)

I'm trying to find the most correct way to determine the amount of seconds since an item was created. My first approach is to simply diff the Created property with the browser time, e.g., ...
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Create a document-libary with SharePoint rest api

Is it possible to create a document-library via SharePoint Rest API?
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Can local SQL Server data be made available in SharePoint Online

We have a SharePoint Online account and local data in a SQL Server instance. The data from the SQL Server is available as an OData feed in SharePoint and can be worked with in Excel Power Query. We ...
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REST call to get list not working

I would like to make a function to pass a list name, if it exists, then append random number to its name and create a new one, if there's no list with the passed list name, then create it. So I am ...
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Sharepoint online/Office 365 Is there a way to get all site collections for a tenant? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to get all the site collections for a particular tenant through API. The URL that lists all site collections is ...
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Field level permission development

I am aware that there already are some questions regarding on how to implement field level permissions customization in SharePoint, such as: SP 2010: column permission Permissions for List or ...
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Inserting data to lookup field using rest API

In alert I am getting value in data.d.results[0](This is the value that I am getting from other list using rest).Subsystem.Title and also if I use only title column then the value is inserted in the ...
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Access Token (Java) [duplicate]

How do you get Access Token using REST? I'm trying to upload a folder in my Document Library using REST but it requires a Access Token in the header. Here is the code: public void ...
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REST POST: How to add a list item with 'people and group', 'choice,' and 'URL' fields?

I am trying to create a form for a SharePoint Hosted app that will allow users to request a teamsite. The form writes to a list that is contained in the SharePoint site collection, from which a timer ...
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SharePoint 2013 REST - Create list item with user field and lookup field

I'm trying to add an SPListItem to an SPList via REST, but have a problem with User or Group and Lookup (information already on this site). function adddullitem() { var item = { ...
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Get links from SharePoint 2013 global navigation using REST

I am trying to get the Global Navigation links using a REST call. https://sitename/sites/test/_api/navigation/menustate?mapprovidername='GlobalNavigationSwitchableProvider'&$filter=IsHidden eq ...
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Get Department for current user using REST API (Javascript)

Is it possible to get the department of the current user using REST API (Javascript)?
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Get list item “Likes” using JSOM or REST API's?

How can you retrieve a list items "Likes" using the JSOM or REST API's? I know there is the following method: SP.Social.SocialFeedManager.getAllLikers(postId), but in testing I was not successful ...
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SharePoint 2013 and anonymous access problem

We run into following problem: We have application, that makes authenticated calls to sharepoint 2013 REST services (PUT and GET). Everything works well, when anonymous access is turned off. But we ...
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Combine REST query “GetItems” action with OData $filter parameter

I'm able to call GetItems through REST by using an example by Erik C. Jordan. Now I'm trying to combine this with a simple OData $filter parameter. I have a REST query like this (jQuery on SharePoint ...
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Updating a Property w/ 2013 REST Api

I have a sharepoint hosted app that is succesfully able to add Read and Create files on the Host site (using the REST Api and SP.RequestExecutor). Now I am trying to figure out how to update ...
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SharePoint 2013 Call the REST API from SharePoint hosted app

I've successfully deployed a SharePoint hosted app to office 365 and my local on premise installation. All the app aims to do is call the REST API for the user profile manager to get the profile ...
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Client Side Rendering with Async dependencies

In my display template I want to render a field in different ways based on the user's group membership. The information about the group membership comes from an async ajax call (jsom or rest) What I ...
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Uploading files to Document Libraries using the REST API

I see that the OM API can do it, but is there any way to use the REST API to upload files (word docs and PDF's) to a document library, and update the data items as well. I want to use Java to do this, ...
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Error while pdating Master Page through JavaScript Client Object Model using SP 2013 App

I have created a Site Collection in SharePoint 2013 online. In this site I am trying to update Master Page through JavaScript Client Object Model. My JQuery scripts are able to change the Site Master ...