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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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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Sharepoint 2013 REST API with user without admin rights

I'm developing a web application which integrate with the sharepoint (multi-tenant). The app is supposed to upload and download files to the sharepoint. I'm using the Sharepoint 2013 REST and trying ...
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SPListItem.BackwardLinks equivalent in CSOM, JSOM, or REST?

In the Server API for SPListItem there is a property called BackwardLinks that returns a collection of items that link to the item. I don't see the same property in CSOM, JSOM, or REST. Is there a ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest web service call

I have followed the MSDN article to give app permission to the Workflow and added the app step in the Workflow with elevated privilege. Under this step, made a web service call to {web ...
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Approve folder in document library from Rest API (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I am able to approve files easily enough with the url var url = SPAppWebUrl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('" + filePath + "')/Approve(comment='AutoApprove - " + ...
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using sharepoint OOTB DragDrop.js library in Custom webpart

I implemented drag and drop file upload functionality with using REST api in my webpart . But i found an OOTB sharepoint dragdrop.js library which has numerous methods to create drag drop control. ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo for the 2013 Rest API

Does anyone know if there is a client-side (preferably REST) equivalent to SPSecurableObject.GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo(username)??
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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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Problems making REST POST requests to SP-Hosted App with Postman

I am facing problems when making REST calls of type POST to my Sharepoint Hosted app with Postman in Chrome. GET type calls work fine. For example, I want to make the following call on my app to get ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Accessing Groups Created in Office 365 in SharePoint

I've created a Group in the Office 365 admin area and added a couple of users. However I can't seem to find it through the API. When you go to share a file and use the search function it appears in ...
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Authentication using Sharepoint Online REST API to create Task for Organizational Site

I have a Office 365 Organizational SharePoint Online Account. I want to Add Few Tasks in one of the list programmatically. I saw options of using JavaScript API or hitting the REST URL's ...
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How to create multiple fields using REST query

According to MSDN, we can create field like below.. $.ajax({ url: "http://<site url>/_api/web/lists(guid'da58632f-faf0-4a78-8219-99c307747741') /fields", type: "POST", data: "{ ...
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How to get Title Resource from a View with JSOM or REST?

I am able to get title/name resource from lists, content types and fields. However, I'm not able to get title resource from views. I'm not sure how well documented this is, but this is how I get ...
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Get ContentType by “internal name” through REST/JSOM

I understand content types has nothing equivalent to fields internal name, they only have Name, which is like a title. This can be changed, and alters between locales. My impression is that the safe ...
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Cross Site Collection call in SP Hosted App

I want to read a list from one of my site collection(SiteColl A) using a SP Hosted App. This App will be deployed in another Site collection(SiteColl B) in the same web application. I know one way to ...
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2013 workflow, get list item in parent web

In a sandboxed sharepoint 2013/office 365 workflow, I'm trying to query a list (using REST) in the root web, for a value. If the workflow fires in the root web, I get the value. If you call it in a ...
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API calls limit for Office365 REST APIs (Sharepoint/OneDrive)

I want to know the limit for API calls per minute/hour for Office365 REST APIs (Sharepoint/OneDrive). Is there any documentation for it?
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SPException error codes and meanings (refreshing form request digest via SharePoint REST services)

Where can I find a list of error codes and their meanings for SharePoint exceptions? I can't find any list of any kind online, just specific cases here and there. My specific need arises out of the ...
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Getting Calendar items on Office 365 using REST API

Hi SharePoint Ninjas, I am having trouble with a REST call using jQuery on Office 365 and was wondering if you guys have ever experienced something similar and could give me some hints? What I am ...
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How to dynamically set credentials when calling a REST web service with code in Infopath

Our SharePoint is configured to use Claims Based Authentication. We want authenticated users in SharePoint to fill a form and some fields will be automatically filled with their personal data. We ...
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Updating multi-value fields using REST API

I searched previous posts and the closest to my question is: Updating Lookup Values with the REST API however I am using the cross-domain library and my update query uses ValidateUpdateListItem ...
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How to upload a file using REST and C#

I already go a connection with the OAuth 2.0 protocol. I am using REST and C# to get file- and folder information, create folders etc. through WinForms. Im not able to upload a picture. (A text file ...
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Copy file to another folder with REST API

I'm trying to copy a file located in user's personal folder (OneDrive Pro) using REST API. The resulting link seems to become too long and server returns 400 BadRequest: The length of the URL for ...
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SPO / Rest API Changing TimeLastModified

Is it possible to set (on upload) or modify (e.g. with a PATCH operation) the TimeLastModified attribute in Sharepoint 2013 / SPO via the Rest api? I'm getting mixed signals on this one - I've tried ...
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How to query “Followed Count” for each user?

I found follow this REST API: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn194080.aspx#bk_FollowedCount By using My/followedcount, I can get current user's count of items he or she currently following. ...
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How to configure SharePoint REST API to return JSON by default?

I'm using a 3rd party HTTP client to retrieve data from SharePoint. I want to get the result in JSON format. I know one method is to add the header "Accept": "application/json; odata=verbose" ...
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Workflow HTTP PUT request error

Receiving this error when trying to update a list item via HTTP PUT in SPD Workflow: error":{"code":"-1, ...
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User Profile in SharePoint 2013 REST Service

I have a problem with SharePoint REST service. I can not get the User properties by User Id. This is my approach: function GetUserByID(id) { jQuery.ajax({ url: "/_api/Web/GetUserById('" + id + ...
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Return a Single Entity from SharePoint OData Service

I've created a custom OData service in SharePoint 2010 to return a list of entities representing subsites, however I'd also like to be able to return the root. To this end, I've created a function to ...
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executeAsync strange behavior - sharepoint rest services

I'm using Sharepoint Rest services to update List Items. To do the update, I'm using the function executeAsync from the SP.RequestExecutor object. The code was working fine, but while I was testing it ...
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ListData.svc: How to upload attachment?

How does one upload an attachment to a list item using JavaScript/HTL5 file upload API and the ListData.svc API? I know I can do this using managed CSOM but I want to understand the SP 2010 REST API ...
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Exporting document content from SP2013 to external webapp

How should I do to make a document viewable on a webpage, that is exported from SP2013 document library. A user should be able to, through a webpage send a request to view the content of a specific ...
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Find all lists that look up a Contacts list

I have a Contacts list in my site collection, and it is used in lookup columns by multiple other lists. Is there an easy way to get all the lists that have a lookup column pointing to the Contacts ...
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Getting column information from a sharepoint 2010 list

I'm trying to figure out how i can get information about a column in a Sharepoint List, like what type of column it is (single line, number, date etc...) and whatever additional column info that ...
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REST services - Flag to force PUT and POST to return the record instead of nothing?

I'm updating a record in a list via a PUT to the '_vti_bin/listdata.svc' service. When I initially POST the data, I get the list item I posted back from SharePoint, with a timestamp, etc. When I PUT ...
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Rules for Transforming List Column Names into XML Element Names

I am using the ListData.svc service to pull data from several lists. Many of the column names have punctuation and spaces, so their names are transformed as they're rendered as Atom in the ListData ...
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How do I call SharePoint 2010 REST API from C# if that site has claims based auth?

For example, this site is secured via Claims Auth (It has both FBA and Windows Auth). My guess my issue is security. I ultimately want to use the credentials that my IIS app pool is running under. ...
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Cannot see some SharePoint data feed because of user rights, that is wrong!

I try to see 2 list data feed with same user rights that are in same SharePoint 2010 site via browser by some url like this "http://SiteURL/_vti_bin/listdata.svc/ListName . One is ok but the another ...
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Web API with social.following

I would like to create a Web API which interacts with the SocialFollowManager. I want to be able to make a document unfollowed. The exposed Web Api will be later accessed by a mobile application. ...
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Make document unfollowed from REST api

I'm trying to use the REST API for social.following. What I want to do is to mark a document as unfollowed from a mobile app call. At start I wanted to simulate the call from Postman extension from ...
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REST GetChanges(query) only returning ChangeType=1

In my SP Hosted App I have a list with 9 items. I deleted item 6 and 7 and changed item 9. Next I ran the following REST in Postman: ...
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How to create list item in an external list using SharePoint workflow?

Environment: SharePoint 2013 SP1 I have an External List displaying data exposed through a WCF service. Creating, Reading, Updating and Deleting (CRUD) items in the external list works fine in the ...
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How to access the users roles in a easy way, using REST api?

I am trying to obtain user roles to pass from Sharepoint server to a specific tool, and I have to perform a lot of gets to obtain it. There is a simples REST request to do it?
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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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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. ...