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

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).


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.

Events list

Go to the Calendar tab.

Calendar tab

Click List Settings. 

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=

text after List=

STEP 3: Edit the Copied ListID

Paste the copied ListID in a notepad. 

paste in notepad

Remove %7B.


Remove %7D.


That’s it! You now have your ListID. 

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