Site resource

The site resource provides metadata and relationships for a SharePoint site.


All examples below are relative to

Task name Example Request
Get site GET /sharepoint/sites/{site-id}
Get lists GET /sharepoint/sites/{site}/lists
Get list item GET /sharepoint/sites/{site}/lists/{list-id}/items/{item-id}
Get site by path GET /sharepoint:/{site-path}:/

JSON representation

Here is a JSON representation of a site resource. Properties after the blank line are inherited from baseItem.

  "root": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.root" },
  "siteCollection": {"@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.siteCollection"},
  "siteCollectionId": "guid",
  "siteId": "guid",
  "drive": { "@odata.type": "" },
  "drives": [ { "@odata.type": "" }],
  "items": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.baseItem" }],
  "lists": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.list" }],
  "sites": [ { "@odata.type": ""} ],

  "id": "string",
  "name": "name of site",
  "createdBy": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.identitySet" },
  "createdDateTime": "timestamp",
  "description": "description of site",
  "eTag": "string",
  "lastModifiedBy": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.identitySet" },
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "timestamp",
  "webUrl": "url to visit site in a browser"


The site resource has these properties.

Property name Type Description
root root facet If present, indicates that this is the root site in the site collection. Read-only.
siteCollection siteCollection Provides details about the site's site collection. Available only on the root site. Read-only.
siteCollectionId guid The SharePoint unique identifier for the site's site collection. Read-only.
siteId guid The SharePoint unique identifier for the site. Read-only.

The following properties are inherited from baseItem.

Property name Type Description
id string The unique identifier of the item. Read-only.
name string The name / title of the item.
createdBy identitySet Identity of the creator of this item. Read-only.
createdDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time the item was created. Read-only.
description string The descriptive text for the site.
lastModifiedBy identitySet Identity of the last modifier of this item. Read-only.
lastModifiedDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time the item was last modified. Read-only.
webUrl string (url) URL that displays the item in the browser. Read-only.


The site resource has the following relationships to other resources.

Relationship name Type Description
drive drive The default drive (document library) for this site.
drives Collection(drive) The collection of drives (document libraries) under this site.
items Collection(baseItem) Used to address any item contained in this site. This collection cannot be enumerated.
lists Collection(list) The collection of lists under this site.
sites Collection(site) The collection of the sub-sites under this site.