Simplistic Windows Console application showing how to create „modern“ SharePoint sites with SharePoint REST APIs. Console will ask all needed details for the site creation. REST API calls will create a „modern“ SharePoint site and associated Office 365 group for it.
Most of the examples will reference accessing data from a list that is in your ‘app web’ which is the web that houses your new SharePoint App. This is not the same as data that is in your ‘host web’ which is your actual Team or Publishing site for example.
Today I was working on what seemed like a simple little task. I wanted to create a subsite using a REST call in SharePoint 2013. I’m not working in an “app” per se – this is for SharePoint 2013 on premises, and I want to do the subsite creation directly from a call in a plain old aspx page.
This article will cover the changes between how we used REST in 2010 and what we need to ‚update‘ for using the streamlined interface in SharePoint 2013.
The client’s use case was as follows: they needed a way to be able to plot office locations on a map with contractually agreed to boundaries around them. These boundaries may be a specific radius around an office location or an irregularly shaped polygon. Once these are plotted on the map they required the ability to plot an address on the map to determine whether the address fell within any of the predefined boundaries.
Create a SharePoint-hosted app that uses the REST service to publish a post and get the personal feed for the current user.
A simple example of how you can utilize the REST Search API’s in SharePoint 2013 to perform a search.