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I created a sharepoint hosted app with 2 lists inside,

I then added a sharepoint app part to my app. The app.js code inside is the same, its working in my app but when i add the app part to my site it says: L_Menu_BaseUrl is not defined

I use L_Menu_BaseUrl in my url for a ajax call to retrieve the list in the app.

webservice = window.location.protocol + "//" + window.location.hostname + port + L_Menu_BaseUrl + "/_vti_bin/lists.asmx";
  • L_Menu_BaseUrl should not be relied upon as it is not intended to be a part of the Microsoft provided API. If the user does not have the site saved in the Local Intranet zone, you will see the error that you described. – RJ Cuthbertson Jun 12 '14 at 16:13
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You can use the _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl variable instead of building the entire url yourself.

var webservice = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_vti_bin/lists.asmx";
  • Okey, the _spPageContextInfo works in the app. But not if i add the app as a iframe ( a app part), then it says: _spPageContextInfo is not defined – Anders Jun 12 '14 at 16:02

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