Search for sites

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Search across a SharePoint tenant for sites that match keywords provided.

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

HTTP request

GET /sites?search={query}

Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

{
  "value": [
    {
      "id": "contoso.sharepoint.com,da60e844-ba1d-49bc-b4d4-d5e36bae9019,712a596e-90a1-49e3-9b48-bfa80bee8740",
      "name": "Team A Site",
      "description": "",
      "createdDateTime": "2016-10-18T03:05:59Z",
      "lastModifiedDateTime": "2016-10-18T10:40:59Z",
      "webUrl": "https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/siteA"
    },
    {
      "id": "contoso.sharepoint.com,da60e844-ba1d-49bc-b4d4-d5e36bae9019,0271110f-634f-4300-a841-3a8a2e851851",
      "name": "Team B Site",
      "description": "",
      "createdDateTime": "2016-10-18T03:05:59Z",
      "lastModifiedDateTime": "2016-10-18T10:40:59Z",
      "webUrl": "https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/siteB"
    }
  ]
}

Note: The only property that works for sorting is createdDateTime. The search filter is a free text search that uses multiple properties when retrieving the search results.