Perform operations using the Web API

Note

Effective November 2020:

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more
  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example, entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more

This article will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

The Web API provides a modern, RESTful web service you can use to interact with data in Microsoft Dataverse using a wide variety of platforms, programming languages and devices.

Note

Information under this section is also applicable to the Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (on-premises) users.

In this section

Compose Http requests and handle errors
Query Data using the Web API
Retrieve and execute predefined queries
Create an entity using the Web API
Retrieve an entity using the Web API
Update and delete entities using the Web API
Associate and disassociate entities using the Web API
Use Web API functions
Use Web API actions
Execute batch operations using the Web API
Impersonate another user using the Web API
Perform conditional operations using the Web API
Manage duplicate detection during Create and Update operations

See also

Use the Dataverse Web API
Authenticate to Dataverse with the Web API
Web API types, functions and actions

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