import { getItemInfo } from "@esri/arcgis-rest-portal";
// get the "Info Card" for the item
  .then(itemInfoXml) // XML document as a string
// or get the contents of a specific file
getItemInfo("ae7", { fileName: "form.json", readAs: "json", authentication })
  .then(formJson) // JSON document as JSON

Get an info file for an item. See the REST Documentation for more information.


Parameter Type Default Notes
id Required string

Item Id

requestOptions Optional IGetItemInfoOptions

Options for the request, including the file name which defaults to iteminfo.xml. If the file is not a text file (XML, HTML, etc) you will need to specify the readAs parameter

Available requestOptions

Property Type Notes
fileName Optional string

Name of the info file, optionally including the folder path

readAs Optional FetchReadMethodName

How the fetch response should be read, see:

authentication Optional Inherited IAuthenticationManager

The instance of IAuthenticationManager to use to authenticate this request.

credentials Optional Inherited RequestCredentials

A string indicating whether credentials (cookies) will be sent with the request. Used internally for authentication workflows.

fetch Optional Inherited function(input: RequestInfo, init: RequestInit) : Promise<Response>

The implementation of fetch to use. Defaults to a global fetch.

headers Optional Inherited [key: string]: any

Additional Headers to pass into the request.

hideToken Optional Inherited boolean

Prevents the token from being passed in a URL Query param that is saved in browser history. Instead, the token will be passed in POST request body or through X-Esri-Authorization header. NOTE: This will force POST requests in browsers since auth header is not yet supported by preflight OPTIONS check with CORS.

httpMethod Optional Inherited HTTPMethods

The HTTP method to send the request with.

maxUrlLength Optional Inherited number

If the length of a GET request's URL exceeds maxUrlLength the request will use POST instead.

params Optional Inherited IParams

Additional parameters to pass in the request.

portal Optional Inherited string

Base url for the portal you want to make the request to. Defaults to authentication.portal if authentication exists, otherwise to ''.

rawResponse Optional Inherited boolean

Return the raw response


A Promise that will resolve with the contents of the info file for the item.


Function defined in packages/arcgis-rest-portal/src/items/get.ts:370