Set List Column Default Value in SharePoint using JSOM

The example in this topic show how to use JSOM to Set List Column Default Value in SharePoint

  • function SetListColumnDefaultValue() {
  •     // You can optionally specify the Site URL here to get the context
  •     // If you don't specify the URL, the method will get the context of the current site
  •     // var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext("http://MyServer/sites/SiteCollection");
  •     var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext();
  •  
  •     var olistCollection = clientContext.get_web().get_lists();
  •     var oList = olistCollection.getByTitle("List Name");
  •  
  •     // Get Site Column object
  •     var oListColumn = oList.get_fields().getByInternalNameOrTitle('Column Name');
  •  
  •     // Set default value of the column
  •     oListColumn.set_defaultValue("Default Value");
  •  
  •     // Update list column
  •     oListColumn.update();
  •  
  •     // Execute the query to the server.
  •     clientContext.executeQueryAsync(onsuccess, onfailed);
  • }
  •  
  • function onsuccess() {
  •     console.log('Success');
  • }
  •  
  • function onfailed(sender, args) {
  •     console.log('Failed' + args.get_message() + '\n' + args.get_stackTrace());
  • }

Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013


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