Monday, 22 August 2016

Making a POST request to SharePoint from an SPFx webpart

This post has been updated on 05 March 2017 for SharePoint Framework 1.0 (GA)

Following up on my previous post First SPFx webpart: Get/Set a single value userprofile property in SharePoint, in this post I have separately documented how to make an HTTP POST request from your SPFx webpart. There are lots of posts out already which show you how to make a GET request so I will not cover that here. It is fairly straightforward once you understand all the moving parts.

Import the necessary modules in your SPFx webpart code:

Now, the code which makes a POST request to create a list:

And my "Developer workbench" list is created:

Hope this helps.


SA said...

Hi Vardhaman, When I try to use the code. I receive CORS exception in IE for REST api ? Did you get into these issues

Vardhaman Deshpande said...

Hi SA,

It seems to work fine for me on IE11. Are you trying to make a request to a different domain?

Savan Gupta said...

Its working Fine. But not able to edit or update the list items.