Get SharePoint 2013 List Item Count using Rest API and ECMAScript object model

This SharePoint tutorial explains, how to get list item count using SharePoint 2013/2016/Online Rest API as well as using ECMAScript object model. I have a SharePoint 2013 list and I have added a web part page and in that web part page on a button click, I am trying to retrieve list item count by using Rest API.

Get SharePoint List Item Count using Rest API

We will see how we to get SharePoint list item count using Rest API in SharePoint Online/2013. You can put the below code in a script editor web part or content editor web part.

<script src=""></script>
var requestUri = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/lists/getbytitle(‘MyTestList’)/items";
url: requestUri,
type: "GET",
headers: {
"content-type": "application/json;odata=verbose",
success: onSuccess,
error: onError

function onSuccess(data) {
var itemsCount = data.d.results.length;
alert (itemsCount);

function onError(error) {

<input type="button" id="btnClick" value="Count List Items"/>

Get SharePoint List Item Count using ECMAScript client object model

We can also retrieve list item count using ECMAScript client object model in SharePoint. Put the below code inside a script editor web part or content editor web part.

<script type="text/javascript">
var clientContext = null;
var web = null;
ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(Initialize, "sp.js");
function Initialize()
clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current();
web = clientContext.get_web();
var list = web.get_lists().getByTitle("MyTestList");
var camlQuery = new SP.CamlQuery();
var q = "<View><Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name=’Title’ /><Value Type=’Text’>abc</Value></Eq></Where></Query><RowLimit>0</RowLimit></View>";
this.listItems = list.getItems(camlQuery);
clientContext.load(listItems, ‘Include(Title)’);
clientContext.executeQueryAsync(Function.createDelegate(this, this.onListItemsLoadSuccess),
Function.createDelegate(this, this.onQueryFailed));
function onListItemsLoadSuccess(sender, args) {
var count = this.listItems.get_count();

function onQueryFailed(sender, args) {
alert(‘request failed ‘ + args.get_message() + ‘\n’ + args.get_stackTrace());

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Hope this will be helpful to get SharePoint 2013 List Item Count using Rest API and ECMAScript object model.

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