Sometimes when building any solution based on SharePoint we need to hide a list from the site contents, for several reasons. The list can be creted to be used only by an automated solution and not to be updated or accessed by users. Even if we restrict permissions to read-only in the list, this can cause some confusion in users.
Using SharePoint Designer we can mark a list as hidden from the site contents easily, and the same can also be done using PowerShell or SharePoint APIs.
But not all the time it’s possible to use/install PowerShell or SharePoint Designer in our computers. And also it’s important to bear in mind that SharePoint designer will be discontinued at some point in the near future.
So how can we do it without PowerShell or SharePoint designer?
Use a Power Automate Flow and the powerful Send an HTTP Request to SharePoint action!
To hide a list from the site contents, we simply need to make a call to the SharePoint REST API using the…
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SharePoint and Office 365 Consultant/Developer always trying to get the best from Microsoft stack (Microsoft 365/Azure/Power Platform and related stuff).
Living in Ireland since 2018, I had previously worked in Brazil as a consultant/developer for Office 365, SharePoint and related technologies for almost 10 years.
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