List trending

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Calculated insight that includes a list of documents trending around the user.

This API is supported in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


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
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

Get a list of documents trending around the signed-in user or specified user:

GET /me/insights/trending
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/insights/trending

Expand the resource referenced by a trending insight:

GET /me/insights/trending/{id}/resource
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/insights/trending/{id}/resource

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData Query Parameters to help customize the response.

You can use the $filter query parameter to filter trending items. For example, based on type:$filter=ResourceVisualization/type eq 'PowerPoint'

Or based on containerType:$filter=ResourceVisualization/containerType eq 'OneDriveBusiness'

See the available container types and types you can filter by in resourceVisualization.

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Accept application/json

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a list of trending items in the response body. Each item contains visualization properties for displaying the item in your experience.



Here is an example of the request.



Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability. See an example un-truncated response at the bottom of the page.

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

    "value": [
            "id": "AWMiSOpKHlJCpP_ZoVJQXi9ees4wFhDQQqF55Pm5DlaMzvtd2zra4UWSTEvpTldvb6EhQ289G4BAsxnrajQyjW1jIkjqSh5SQqT_2aFSUF4vBQ",
            "weight": "0.1583399742569597",
            "resourceVisualization": {
                "title": "LiveCaptions",
                "type": "Image",
                "mediaType": "application/octet-stream",
                "previewImageUrl": "!YyJI6koeUkKk_9mhUlBeL156zjAWENBCoXnk-bkOVozO-13bOtrhRZJMS-lOV29v/items/01H273TR5BEFBW6PI3QBALGGPLNI2DFDLN/thumbnails/0/small/thumbnailContent",
                "previewText": "",
                "containerWebUrl": " Documents/Go to Market Plan",
                "containerDisplayName": "Mark 8 Project Team",
                "containerType": "Site"
            "resourceReference": {
                "webUrl": "",
                "id": "drives/b!YyJI6koeUkKk_9mhUlBeL156zjAWENBCoXnk-bkOVozO-13bOtrhRZJMS-lOV29v/items/01H273TR5BEFBW6PI3QBALGGPLNI2DFDLN",
                "type": "microsoft.graph.driveItem"