Get columnDefinition

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve the metadata for a site, a list, or a contentType column.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Manage.All, Sites.FullControl.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Manage.All, Sites.FullControl.All

HTTP request

GET /sites/{site-id}/columns/{column-id}
GET /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/columns/{column-id}
GET /sites/{site-id}/contentTypes/{contentType-id}/columns/{column-id}
GET /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/contentTypes/{contentType-id}/columns/{column-id}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a columnDefinition object in the response body.



The following is an example of a request.

GET /sites/{site-id}/contentTypes/{contentType-id}/columns/{column-id}


The following is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

  "description": "",
  "displayName": "Title",
  "hidden": false,
  "id": "99ddcf45-e2f7-4f17-82b0-6fba34445103",
  "indexed": false,
  "name": "Title",
  "readOnly": false,
  "required": false,
  "text": {
    "allowMultipleLines": false,
    "appendChangesToExistingText": false,
    "linesForEditing": 0,
    "maxLength": 255