How to get Current List Item in SharePoint 2013/Office 365 using JavaScript?

In this blog, I will give you the piece of code to access the current SharePoint list item using JavaScript. Below is the piece of code to achieve the same.

function getCurrentListItem(success, error) {
var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current();
var web = context.get_web();
var currentList = web.get_lists().getById(_spPageContextInfo.pageListId);
var currentListItem = currentList.getItemById(_spPageContextInfo.pageItemId);
function () {
var currentEmpItem= currentListItem.get_item(‘Employee_x0020_Name’);
if (currentItem!= null) {
alert(“Your employee name is “,+currentEmpItem);



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Happy SharePointing Folks!! Hope it helps you guys!!

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