SharePoint REST API Metadata Explorer


The sp-rest-explorer is a wonderful website to explore all the APIs available on SharePoint. You can find it at For example, if you browse to web > Alert, you can see that the Alert has a method called Add with signature as _api/web/Alerts/Add(…)/. It takes as a parameter, alertCreationInformation which is of type SP.AlertCreationInformation. Read

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How to Access SharePoint using an Application Context


Learn how to access SharePoint using an application context, also known as app-only.

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