SObject Describe

Completely describes the individual metadata at all levels for the specified object. For example, this can be used to retrieve the fields, URLs, and child relationships for the Account object.

The If-Modified-Since header can be used with this resource, with a date format of EEE, dd MMM yyyy HH:mm:ss z. When this header is used, if the object metadata has not changed since the provided date, a 304 Not Modified status code is returned, with no response body.

URI
/vXX.X/sobjects/SObjectName/describe/
Formats
JSON, XML
HTTP Method
GET
Authentication
Authorization: Bearer token
Parameters
none required
Example
See Get Field and Other Metadata for an Object. For an example that uses the If-Modified-Since HTTP header, see Get Object Metadata Changes.
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