Create a new item in a list

Namespace: microsoft.graph


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Create a new listItem in a list.


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.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Sites.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/items

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of the listItem resource to create.


Here is an example of how to create a new generic list item.

Content-Type: application/json

  "fields": {
    "Title": "Widget",
    "Color": "Purple",
    "Weight": 32


If successful, this method returns a listItem in the response body for the created list item.

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

  "id": "20",
  "createdDateTime": "2016-08-30T08:26:00Z",
  "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"

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