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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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: 'application/...
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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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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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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 <YouDomainServer>/_api/Web/...
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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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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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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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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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Updating SharePoint item using REST API from outside of SharePoint

I need to update (CRUD) SharePoint list items from a stand alone application outside of SharePoint. This application can only use JavaScript to call SP. Deploying it as an app on SharePoint won't be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 request....
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How to get all properties of all users in SharePoint 2013 Rest API?

I am using this code to get all properties for just myself (current user). But how can I change this so that I can get the same data but for all the users in SharePoint? var oldurl = ...
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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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Create a document-libary with SharePoint rest api

Is it possible to create a document-library via SharePoint Rest API?
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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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SharePoint 2013 REST display lookup fields?

I am using SharePoint 2013 REST to show data from my list, one of my field in announce list is AnnouncedBy which is a user packer field or is a lookup field how can I display it or get it using ...
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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 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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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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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 group distinct values from a list using odata rest api

Hi I have a list with two fields "Regions" & "Countries" I am using a rest api to retrieve the list of just regions like so: http:mysitename/_api/web/lists/getByTitle('TaxTool')/items?$select=...
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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 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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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., moment()....
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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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How to get all items with a specific content type using REST Api

There are five Custom Lists in a site collection, all have same content type. I would like to get all items from those five lists using rest api. Is there a way to get all items from all lists having ...
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Set value in web property bag using REST API

I am trying to manage web properties from property bag using REST API. It is pretty straightforward how to get the values var url = "https://site.sharepoint.com/_api/web/allProperties"; $.ajax({ ...
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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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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 https://<tenantName>-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/...
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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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How do we fetch data through REST service which hosted in azure from SharePoint site which in office 365?

How do we fetch data through REST service which is hosted in window azure, from SharePoint site which in office 365? Can we need to create app for SharePoint which contain restAPI endpoint or any ...
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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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REST Service API executor.executeAsync Call Ends in Failure Function in Sharepoint Hosted App

Any Answers Will Help me to Forward and Gain Knowledge in SharePoint Development While i am Trying to get the list Items Using Rest API Calls in SharePoint Hosted App Using Below Function function ...
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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 createFolder(...
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How can I authenticate SharePoint REST calls from JavaScript?

I have been banging my head against a wall on this problem for weeks now Warning and Disclaimer .. I have very little JavaScript experience when it comes to REST / Web Services I have an on ...
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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 = { "...