Site resource

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

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


All examples below are relative to

Task name Example Request
Get root site GET /sites/root
Get site GET /sites/{site-id}
Get site by path GET /sites/{hostname}:/{site-path}

JSON representation

Here is a JSON representation of a site resource.

The driveItem resource is derived from baseItem and inherits properties from that resource.

  "id": "string",
  "root": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.root" },
  "sharepointIds": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.sharepointIds" },
  "siteCollection": {"@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.siteCollection"},
  "displayName": "string",

  /* relationships */
  "drive": { "@odata.type": "" },
  "drives": [ { "@odata.type": "" }],
  "items": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.baseItem" }],
  "lists": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.list" }],
  "sites": [ { "@odata.type": ""} ],
  "columns": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.columnDefinition" }],
  "onenote": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.onenote"} ],

  /* inherited from baseItem */
  "name": "string",
  "createdDateTime": "datetime",
  "description": "string",
  "eTag": "string",
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "datetime",
  "webUrl": "url"


Property name Type Description
id string The unique identifier of the item. Read-only.
createdDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time the item was created. Read-only.
description string The descriptive text for the site.
displayName string The full title for the site. Read-only.
lastModifiedDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time the item was last modified. Read-only.
name string The name / title of the item.
root root If present, indicates that this is the root site in the site collection. Read-only.
sharepointIds sharepointIds Returns identifiers useful for SharePoint REST compatibility. Read-only.
siteCollection siteCollection Provides details about the site's site collection. Available only on the root site. Read-only.
webUrl string (url) URL that displays the item in the browser. Read-only.


Relationship name Type Description
columns Collection(columnDefinition) The collection of column definitions reusable across lists under this site.
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.
onenote onenote Calls the OneNote service for notebook related operations.