Sharepoint site design not applying stuck at initialisation. Below is my site script.

    "$schema": "schema.json",
    "actions": [
            "verb": "createSPList",
            "listName": "Test Library 101",
            "templateType": 101
    "version": 1

And in the console window, I am getting

404 file not found error for below URL

https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/sites/<site name>/_api/Microsoft.Sharepoint.Utilities.WebTemplateExtensions.SiteScriptUtility.GetSiteDesignRunStatusAndSchema

Please help

  • strange, i tried the above at my end. It took some time, but succeeded finally. Is it still happening ? Mar 10, 2019 at 13:07
  • Yes it's still happening. Mar 11, 2019 at 5:02
  • strange, can you try it in a different tenant and see it reproduces ? Mar 11, 2019 at 5:26
  • No in another client tenant its working issue is with this tenant. Mar 11, 2019 at 14:01

1 Answer 1


Seems like this is a problem on one of my tenants.

You might need to create a Microsoft Support ticket as this seems to be caused by the launching of any Site Design, even the ones out of the box.

  • Yes i have got very similar issue have raised with Microsoft support
    – Viral
    May 27, 2020 at 9:37

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