I am having issue while searching using query text in a specific list for cross-domain. Also I am not able to search in a specific site, when I use the following get query, url:

appweburl + "/_api/search/query?querytext ='amar'?@target='" + hostweburl + "'",

Also I am not able to search in a specific list, when I use the following get query, url:

appweburl + "/_api/search/query?querytext=‌​'amar AND path:htt‌​ps://xyz.sharepoi‌​nt.com/Lists/emp data​'?@target='" + hostweburl + "'",


Grant add-in search permission and try with JSOM.

Here is my test script.

<script type="text/javascript">
        var hostweburl;
        var appweburl;

        // Load the required SharePoint libraries
        $(document).ready(function () {
            //Get the URI decoded URLs.
            hostweburl =
            appweburl =

            // resources are in URLs in the form:
            // web_url/_layouts/15/resource
            //var scriptbase = hostweburl + "/_layouts/15/";

            var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current();
            //var hostWebContext = new SP.AppContextSite(clientContext, hostweburl);            

            var keywordQuery =
            new Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Search.Query.KeywordQuery(clientContext);

            keywordQuery.set_queryText('test AND path:' + hostweburl + '/Lists/mylist2');

            var searchExecutor =
            new Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Search.Query.SearchExecutor(clientContext);

            var results = searchExecutor.executeQuery(keywordQuery);

            clientContext.executeQueryAsync(successHandler, errorHandler);

            // Function to handle the success event.
            // Prints the data to the page.
            function successHandler() {                
                for (var i= 0; i < results.m_value.ResultTables[0].ResultRows.length; i++) {

            // Function to handle the error event.
            // Prints the error message to the page.
            function errorHandler(data, errorCode, errorMessage) {

        // Function to retrieve a query string value.
        // For production purposes you may want to use
        //  a library to handle the query string.
        function getQueryStringParameter(paramToRetrieve) {
            var params =
            var strParams = "";
            for (var i = 0; i < params.length; i = i + 1) {
                var singleParam = params[i].split("=");
                if (singleParam[0] == paramToRetrieve)
                    return singleParam[1];
  • Ty Lee_MSFT for reply. For JS files i used this method: sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/194636/… But I am getting an error in SP.search.js Uncaught TypeError: this.get_objectData is not a function – user79174 Oct 17 '18 at 7:24
  • If you're using SharePoint hosted add-in, reference the library in PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead <script type="text/javascript" src="/_layouts/15/sp.search.js"></script> – Lee_MSFT Oct 17 '18 at 8:40
  • Is it possible to search by letters like if i searched for 'ab' then will it return me all the results related to that two letters? – user79174 Oct 18 '18 at 17:01

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