How to get item count of a large list using jQuerySeptember 29, 2017
One of the clients came to us with a pretty simple request. They need to display total item count of several views in a large SharePoint list using jQuery (more than 40,000 items). Normally, we would use APIs to retrieve information about lists and list items. In this case, SharePoint list object has an ItemCount property which returns the total item count of the list. Following is the code sample using list.get_itemCount() in ECMA. It is very efficient and fast.