I have a requirement to fetch all the comments from all the site pages in a SharePoint Online site collection date wise. Is there a way to achieve it using Powershell?

I will be creating a timer job and running this query to send a notification to business users.

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You can use the REST API to call the /Comments endpoint:

/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('Site Pages')/GetItemById(x)/Comments

Here is the PowerShell code:

$SiteURL = "https://yourtenant.sharepoint.com/sites/TargetSiteCollection"

Connect-PnPOnline $SiteURL -UseWebLogin

$ListName= "Site Pages"

$allSitePages = Get-PnPListItem -List $ListName

foreach ($sitePage in $allSitePages)
    Write-host ------------------------------
    $pageID = $sitePage["ID"]
    Write-host 'Site Page' $pageID ':' $sitePage["Title"]
    $RestMethodURL = $SiteURL+"/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('$ListName')/GetItemById('$pageID')/Comments"
    $ListOfComments = Invoke-PnPSPRestMethod -Url $RestMethodURL
    if ($ListOfComments.value)
        # Comments exsist!
        Write-host $ListOfComments.value.Count comments found:
    } else {
        Write-host "No comments where found on this page."
    Write-host ------------------------------ `n`n`n`n`n

Here is the PowerShell script output compared to the comments on the SharePoint page: PowerShell Output vs Comments on SharePint Page

  • @Sivanrv, is this what you are looking for? Thanks! Jun 2, 2022 at 13:21
  • Hi...thanks for your answer, but I'm facing issue in fetching all the comments using web api. Getting partial commments only
    – Sivanrv
    Jun 8, 2022 at 10:44
  • @Sivanrv, are you using the Invoke-PnPSPRestMethod and only getting partial comments? Jun 8, 2022 at 11:12
  • even in web response I'm not getting if comments are more than 50. Ex: Comment count showing in page is 50 but in response I'm getting only around 35. Is replies not counted?, if so, can we include that in script by individual calls?
    – Sivanrv
    Jun 9, 2022 at 13:41
  • @Sivanrv, yes you're right. Unfortunately, replies to comments are not counted :( Jun 9, 2022 at 13:56

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