Get Author Of File in SharePoint using REST API

The example in this topic show how to use REST API to Get Author Of File in SharePoint

  • function GetAuthorOfFile() {
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  •     var WebServerRelativeUrl = _spPageContextInfo.webServerRelativeUrl;
  •  
  •     // Provide Internal name of the library here
  •     var DocuentLibraryInternalName = "Document%20Library";
  •  
  •     // Provide name of the document
  •     var DocumentName = "Test%20Doc.docx";
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  •     var ServerRelativeUrlofFile = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('" + WebServerRelativeUrl + "/" + DocuentLibraryInternalName + "/" + DocumentName + "')"
  •  
  •     $.ajax
  •         ({
  •             // _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl - will give absolute URL of the site where you are running the code.
  •             // You can replace this with other site URL where you want to apply the function
  •  
  •             url: ServerRelativeUrlofFile + "/Author",
  •             type: "GET",
  •             headers:
  •                {
  •                    // Accept header: Specifies the format for response data from the server.
  •                    "Accept": "application/json;odata=verbose"
  •                },
  •             success: function (data, status, xhr) {
  •                 console.log("Author Name - " + data.d.Title + " , Author Email - " + data.d.Email + " , Author Login Name - " + data.d.LoginName);
  •             },
  •             error: function (xhr, status, error) {
  •                 console.log("Failed");
  •             }
  •         });
  • }

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


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