Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2010

Last modified: July 13, 2011

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

Excel Services enables you to load, calculate, and display Microsoft Excel workbooks on Microsoft SharePoint Server. Excel Services was first introduced in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

This section contains information about using Excel Services to create custom solutions.

Getting Started with Excel Services

Learn about the architecture, business intelligence, and types of development that you can do in Excel Services.

Excel Web Services

Find links to information about Excel Web Services and how to use it to develop custom applications.

Excel Services User-Defined Functions

Learn how to use user-defined functions (UDFs) in your code.

Excel Web Access

Find out how to add an Excel Web Access Web Part to Web pages.

Excel Services ECMAScript (JavaScript, JScript)

Learn how to use the ECMAScript (JavaScript, JScript) object model in Excel Services to automate, customize, and interact with the Excel Web Access Web Part control on a page.

Excel Services REST API

Learn how to use the Representational State Transfer (REST) API in Excel Services to access workbook parts or workbook elements directly through a URL.

General Guidelines

Find alerts, known issues, tips, and best practices related to Excel Web Services, UDFs, and the Excel Web Access Web Part.


Excel Services UDF attributes.


The Excel Web Services API reference.


The Excel Web Access Web Part object model reference.

Ewa Namespace

The JavaScript object model reference.

Excel Services REST API

The REST API documentation.