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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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get current user info using jquery ,REST and com

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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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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Create a document-libary with SharePoint rest api

Is it possible to create a document-library via SharePoint Rest API?
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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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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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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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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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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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SP2010 Javascript REST API: updating list item using MERGE and POST

I am trying to use REST API approach in javascript to update a sharepoint list item where I have an id. So I use GET and POST to create records, but per MSDN article it looks like the way to do this ...
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ListData.svc with complex filters, Internet Explorer, 400 Bad HTTP request,

I have a problem understanding how ListData.svc can be debugged using IE8 and IE9. I have a URL that looks like 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Using REST to approve a list item

I am hoping that someone else here has tried to do this successfully. I am trying to approve a list item via JavaScript using the REST interface. I know how to do it with CSOM, but in this scenario I ...
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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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Downloading and saving sharepoint 2013 file into browser client

I'm trying to get and save files from SharePoint app using REST, the files are located inside the host SP. Once got the file, I'm saving/downloading it into the browser with a save function. When I ...
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Copying files AND folders via REST/Javascript

I'm trying to build a the following functionality into a library view: Each document has a checkbox beside it User checks off which documents/folders they want to copy User clicks a "Copy Files" ...
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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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Copy List items using REST/JSON

I'm very new to REST and JSON, I want to copy list items from one list to another list in the same site on button click, both the lists are of same type but with different column names and they are ...
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Is it possible to make SharePoint lists accessible cross domain using REST API?

Is it possible to make SharePoint 2013 resources accessible via internet using REST API? Say I want to do CURD with a list from outside of SharePoint. How we can manage credentials for this situation? ...
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I cannot get “orderby” to work in SPS 2010 listdata.svc REST query

I can get the return list from this query, but if i add the orderby syntax, it just ignores it (no error, just doesn't sort the return set). ...
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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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How do you use JS Link with Pages?

I'm trying to make a JS Link script that will work with my site's Pages list. Basically I want to display a simple list of page titles. I'm using the Pages Web Part (Web Part > Apps > Pages). var ...
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REST Adding New List Item

I am currently using office 365 and lots of REST queries to display data. However I am now creating my own forms using bootstrap and JQuery. However, how do I use REST to add the data to the list. ...
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Filtering querystring results by date range

Simply, How do you filter results returned using querystring that fit within a given date range. For example I have a custom property RMExpiryDate and the value could be any date, lets say for ...
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Get list items created by logged in user with REST api

How can I get all list items created or changed by the currently logged in user with this function? What's the correct query? // Getting list items based on ODATA Query function getListItems(url, ...
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OData query in SPD workflow HTTP GET request

I'm building a 2013 workflow that uses an OData query in an HTTP GET request that is intended to return a list of items with titles that begin with a certain string (which has previously been recorded ...
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ODataContentTypeException : Content Type 'application/json;odata=verbose'

I'm trying to create items in a SharePoint lists through the SharePoint REST API in Javascript (with an AJAX call using jQuery), all that in a SharePoint2013-hosted App. But I get this error when I ...
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Retrieving a lookup Value from a List using jquery and REST

I would like to get the lookup Value from a List item depending on it's Title. My List is set up similar to the following example: ColumnA : a | b | c lookupB : 1 | 1 | 2 The jquery: function ...
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Cross-Domain Calls in SharePoint - Comparism

Basic Example mysite.mysharepoint.com has clientside code that wants to access a list on mysharepoint.com due to whatever reason. the Same-origin policy forbids this Possible Workarounds SSOM ...
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Sharepoint 2013 REST queries filter items gives error?

I using Sharepoint 2013 I want to get list items using Sharepoint 2013 REST feature I can get all items but when i put my filter it does not works I don't know where the problem is. my code: ...
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Can I use $expand to get Managed Metadata column values?

I want to get a list, using REST, which include Managed Metadata columns. Currently I get a TermGuid for these columns, which I then have to do more work on to get their actual default values. Is ...
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How to get the Display Form URL, using REST

I need to get the display form of a list item using REST, I tried EncodedAbsoluteUrl and FileReaf, but none of them works from a SharePoint hosted App. FileReaf its just a relative url to the List, ...