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I have a photo list in sharepoint. When the individual items are viewed I make a rest api call and find the title and number of likes for that individual item.

http://sharepointsite.com/sites/sitename/pun/_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('List%20Name')/items?$select=Title,LikesCount

Now how can I get the status of Like(ie like/unlike) using the api query?

I could not find any column name in the list which stores the status of like for that particular user

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There is column named LikedBy which stores the users who have liked this item.

LikedBy is lookup column (People or Group). So you have to $expand this column in your query like following

http://sharepointsite.com/sites/sitename/pun/_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('List%20Name')/items?$select=Title,LikesCount,LikedBy/Title&$expand=LikedBy
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    Did you enable Rating Setting? Nov 17, 2015 at 5:35
  • yeah its working :) Nov 17, 2015 at 5:37
  • in the result json, likedby is an object and not an array. Not sure how to fetch values from them Nov 17, 2015 at 5:39
  • I have just tested it. It's array of objects. log result in console and try again Nov 17, 2015 at 5:41
  • Thanks. If I want to get both ID and Title of likedBy should i used LikedBy/Title,LikedBy/ID&$expand=LikedBy ? Nov 17, 2015 at 5:44

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