I have sharepoint 2013 site as public facing migrated from 2010. I have one page where I am getting items from the list using rest api. when i access this page without login as an anonymous user it asking me credential popup.

Seems like it is CORS issue. any kind of help will be appreciated.


  • got the solution. need to uncheck the "Require Use of remote interface permission" checkbox in site permission for specifc list of library on which you want access – Ramesh Aug 1 '19 at 9:57

Did you enable anonymous access for the list? To access the page anonymously, you need to make sure the list also could be accessed for anonymous users.

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  • I have given the anonymous user read permission but it also not able to access the list – Ramesh Aug 1 '19 at 6:45
  • Sorry , I am able to access the list but not able to access it using jquery ajax rest api – Ramesh Aug 1 '19 at 7:15
  • Did you disable " Limited Access user permission lockdown mode" feature at site collection level? If not, please disable it,then test again. social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/… – Kally_MSFT Aug 1 '19 at 8:56
  • Yes , tried after disbaling it. still having the same problem – Ramesh Aug 1 '19 at 9:41
  • got the solution. added in comment to question – Ramesh Aug 1 '19 at 9:57

It does look like a CORS problem. There is a thread that has some suggestions here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/33367758/enable-cors-in-sharepoint-2013

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