SPList.GetItemById method

Gets the list item with the specified identifier (ID).

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

public SPListItem GetItemById(
	int id


Type: System.Int32

The item ID. This value is not the index of the item within the collection of items for the list, but the value of the ID property of the list item.

Return value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPListItem
The list item with the specified ID.


The list item does not exist.


The list is not a user information list.

This method retrieves data for all fields of the specified item, which can have a significant impact on performance. To retrieve the data for only some fields, call the GetItemByIdSelectedFields(Int32, []) method with the desired fields.