Create a new list

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Create a new list in a site.

Permissions

One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Sites.Manage.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Sites.Manage.All

HTTP request

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/sites/{site-id}/lists

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a list object.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a list object in the response body.

Examples

Request

The following is an example of how to create a new generic list.

Note: Custom columns are optional.

In addition to any columns specified here, new lists are created with columns defined in the referenced template. If the list facet or template is unspecified, the list defaults to the genericList template, which includes a Title column.

POST /sites/{site-id}/lists
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "displayName": "Books",
  "columns": [
    {
      "name": "Author",
      "text": { }
    },
    {
      "name": "PageCount",
      "number": { }
    }
  ],
  "list": {
    "template": "genericList"
  }
}

Response

The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object is truncated for clarity. Default properties will be returned from the actual call.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

{
  "id": "22e03ef3-6ef4-424d-a1d3-92a337807c30",
  "createdDateTime": "2017-04-30T01:21:00Z",
  "createdBy": {
    "user": {
      "displayName": "Ryan Gregg",
      "id": "8606e4d5-d582-4f5f-aeba-7d7c18b20cfd"
    }
  },
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "2016-08-30T08:26:00Z",
  "lastModifiedBy": {
    "user": {
      "displayName": "Ryan Gregg",
      "id": "8606e4d5-d582-4f5f-aeba-7d7c18b20cfd"
    }
  }
}