Wednesday, December 3, 2008

How to add a new list item to SharePoint using the List Item web service

How to add a new list item to SharePoint using the List Item web service ?

Problem Statement:
I want to add data into the "SalesReport" List on a sharepoint Site.


Right click on the references folder and then ‘Add Web Reference…”.
WebService Reference: http:///_vti_bin/Lists.asmx

Type in the url to sites webservice you wish to call in the next box,
give it an appropriate name (we have given it as SharePointkingsWebService ) and click ok.

Create a method and place the below code.


SharePointkingsWebService.Lists list = new SharePointkingsWebService.Lists();
list.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
list.Credentials = new System.Net.NetworkCredential("SharePointkings", "Password", "SharePointkings");
XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
XmlElement batch_element = doc.CreateElement("Batch");
string item = "" + "New" + "This is a test by Sharepoint Team" + "";
batch_element.InnerXml = item;
list.UpdateListItems("SalesReport", batch_element);

return true;
catch (Exception ex)
return false;

....And the job is done!!!

1 comment:

Candice said...

How would you do this with a "Links" list?

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