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How to read the User Profile Property in SharePoint 2013 using JQuery Ajax.
by Sathish Nadarajan 16 Mar 2015
SharePoint MVP
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I met with an interesting requirement like, on the EditForm.aspx, we need to update some of the values based on the User Profile Property. As all of us know that the EditForm.aspx is a SitePage, from which we need to retrieve the value using the Javascript alone. Hence, I added a script editor webpart on the page and kept the below code over there.

 function GetProfileProperty() {
         url: "/_api/sp.userprofiles.peoplemanager/getmyproperties",
         type: "GET",
         headers: { "accept": "application/json;odata=verbose" },
         success: function (msg) {
             var x = msg.d.UserProfileProperties.results;
             for (var i = 0; i < x.length; i++) {
                 if (x[i].Key == "SPS-School") {
                     var inDesignMode = document.forms[MSOWebPartPageFormName].MSOLayout_InDesignMode.value;
                     if (x[i].Value == "TVS") {
                        if (inDesignMode == "1") {
                             // page is in edit mode
 // Do the Logics Here.
                         else {
                             // page is in browse mode
                     else {
                         if (inDesignMode == "1") {
                             // page is in edit mode
                             // Do the Logics here.
                         else {
                             // page is in browse mode
         error: function (msg) {
         } });

In this example, I took the Property “SPS-School” and compared against the School “TVS” – The one where I studied..

Happy Coding.

Sathish Nadarajan.

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