site resource type

Namespace: microsoft.graph

The site resource provides metadata and relationships for a SharePoint site.


Method Return type Description
Get root site site Access the root SharePoint site within a tenant.
Get site site Access a sharePoint site using the siteId.
List sites across geographies collection of sites List sites across all geographies in an organization.
Get site by path site Access the root SharePoint site with a relative path.
Get site for a group site Access the team site for a group.
Get analytics itemAnalytics Get analytics for this resource.
Get activities by interval itemActivityStat Get a collection of itemActivityStats within the specified time interval.
Search for sites collection of site Search across a SharePoint tenant for sites that match keywords provided.
Follow site collection of site Follow a user's site or multiple sites.
Unfollow site collection of site Follow a user's site or multiple sites.
List followed sites collection of site List the sites that have been followed by the signed in user.
Get permission GET /sites/{site-id}/permissions/{permission-id}
List permissions GET /sites/{site-id}/permissions
Create permissions POST /sites/{site-id}/permissions
Delete permission DELETE /sites/{site-id}/permissions/{permission-id}
Update permission PATCH /sites/{site-id}/permissions/{permission-id}
List operations richLongRunningOperation collection Get a list of rich long-running operations associated with a site.


Property Type Description
createdDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time the item was created. Read-only.
description string The descriptive text for the site.
displayName string The full title for the site. Read-only.
eTag string ETag for the item. Read-only.
id string The unique identifier of the item. Read-only.
lastModifiedDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time the item was last modified. Read-only.
name string The name / title of the item.
root root If present, indicates that this is the root site in the site collection. Read-only.
sharepointIds sharepointIds Returns identifiers useful for SharePoint REST compatibility. Read-only.
siteCollection siteCollection Provides details about the site's site collection. Available only on the root site. Read-only.
webUrl string (url) URL that displays the item in the browser. Read-only.

id property

A site is identified by a unique ID that is a composite of the following values:

  • Site collection hostname (
  • Site collection unique ID (GUID)
  • Site unique ID (GUID)

The root identifier always references the root site for a given target, as follows:

  • /sites/root: The tenant root site.
  • /groups/{group-id}/sites/root: The group's team site.


Relationship Type Description
analytics itemAnalytics resource Analytics about the view activities that took place in this site.
columns Collection(columnDefinition) The collection of column definitions reusable across lists under this site.
contentTypes Collection(contentType) The collection of content types defined for this site.
drive drive The default drive (document library) for this site.
drives Collection(drive) The collection of drives (document libraries) under this site.
items Collection(baseItem) Used to address any item contained in this site. This collection can't be enumerated.
lists Collection(list) The collection of lists under this site.
onenote onenote Calls the OneNote service for notebook related operations.
operations richLongRunningOperation collection The collection of long-running operations on the site.
permissions Collection(permission) The permissions associated with the site. Nullable.
sites Collection(site) The collection of the sub-sites under this site.
termStore The default termStore under this site.
termStores Collection( The collection of termStores under this site.

JSON representation

The following is a JSON representation of the resource.

The site resource is derived from baseItem and inherits properties from that resource.

  "id": "string",
  "root": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.root" },
  "sharepointIds": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.sharepointIds" },
  "siteCollection": {"@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.siteCollection"},
  "displayName": "string",

  /* relationships */
  "analytics": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.itemAnalytics" },
  "contentTypes": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.contentType" }],
  "drive": { "@odata.type": "" },
  "drives": [ { "@odata.type": "" }],
  "items": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.baseItem" }],
  "lists": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.list" }],
  "operations": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.richLongRunningOperation" }],
  "permissions": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.permission" }],
  "sites": [ { "@odata.type": ""} ],
  "columns": [ { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.columnDefinition" }],
  "onenote": { "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.onenote"},
  "termStore": { "@odata.type": "" },
  "termStores": [ { "@odata.type": "" } ],

  /* inherited from baseItem */
  "name": "string",
  "createdDateTime": "datetime",
  "description": "string",
  "eTag": "string",
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "datetime",
  "webUrl": "url"