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I have a list and I need to filter all the items based on created by column. What to add to url to get it. I am using following end-point

_api/Lists/getbytitle('EmployeeInfo')/items?$filter=(Author eq  'vikash')

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_api/Lists/getbytitle('EmployeeInfo')/items?$filter=(Author eq 'vikash')

Your end-point should look like following instead of above

_api/Lists/getbytitle('EmployeeInfo')/items?$filter=AuthorId eq 'someId'

In REST API Created By column maps to the AuthorId. someId will be a number like 1, 11 or something else.

If you need to filter by Create By column's Name/Title, then end-point should look like following

/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('EmployeeInfo')/Items?$select=Author/Title&$expand=Author&$filter=Author/Title eq 'vikash'

$select specifies which fields to return in JSON results. Put your required column separated by coma(,). For lookup

Your Column Name/Property Name

$expand helps to retrieve information from Lookup columns.

$filter specifies which items to return.

If you have time, please have a look on this article.

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  • I need it based on created by person
    – KumarV
    Commented Oct 19, 2015 at 14:21
  • AuthorId and Create By are same Commented Oct 19, 2015 at 14:24

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