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Function to return the ID of the last item created on a list by a specific user. Useful for maintaining parent/child relationships. This function was built for use by the $().SPServices.SPRedirectWithID function, but is also useful in other circumstances.




    webURL: "",
    listName: "",
    userAccount: "",
    CAMLQuery: ""


The URL of the Web (site) which contains the listName. If not specified, the current site is used. Examples would be: "/", "/Accounting", "/Departments/HR", etc. Note: It's always best to use relative URLs.


The name or GUID of the list. If you choose to use the GUID, it should look like: "{E73FEA09-CF8F-4B30-88C7-6FA996EE1706}". Note also that if you use the GUID, you do not need to specify the relationshipWebURL if the list is in another site.


The account for the user in DOMAIN\username format. If not specified, the current user is used.


The CAMLQuery option allows you to specify an additional filter on the relationshipList. The additional filter will be <And>ed with the existing CAML which is checking for matching items based on the parentColumn selection. Bacause it is combined with the CAML required to make the function work, CAMLQuery here should contain a CAML fragment such as:

CAMLQuery: "<Eq><FieldRef Name='Status'/><Value Type='Text'>Active</Value></Eq>"


The following example will return the most recently created item's ID for the current user from the States list in the current site.

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript" src="../../jQuery%20Libraries/jquery-1.4.1.min.js"></script>
<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript" src="../../jQuery%20Libraries/jquery.SPServices-0.5.1.min.js"></script>
<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
  var lastId = $().SPServices.SPGetLastItemId({
    listName: "States"

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