How to Find a SharePoint List / Library ID (Classic Experience)

Modified on: Tue, 28 Feb, 2023 at 6:35 AM

A SharePoint List or Library ID may be required to complete advanced queries and configurations that you can use within ShortPoint. This article will demonstrate how to get your List or Library ID in SharePoint Classic Experience. Follow the steps below to get started.

Note:This article is for SharePoint Classic experience. If your list / library does not look like this, check out How to Find SharePoint List / Library ID (Modern Experience).
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    Before you begin

    • You must have the latest public version of ShortPoint installed on your SharePoint environment
    • You must be a ShortPoint Designer with an active license

    Step-by-step Tutorial

    Learn how to find your SharePoint List or Library ID by following the steps below:

    STEP 1: Open List Settings

    Open the SharePoint list whose List or Library ID you want to use.

    In our case, we want to get the ListID of our Events List.

    Go to the Calendar tab.

    Click List Settings.

    Note:You will see a slightly different interface for Lists and Libraries.
    For Lists: Click List tab > List Settings
    For Libraries: Click Library tab > Library Settings

    STEP 2: Copy the ListID

    Go to the page URL and copy the text after List=

    STEP 3: Edit the Copied ListID

    Paste the copied ListID in a notepad.

    Remove %7B.

    Remove %7D.

    That’s it! You now have your ListID.

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