Activity Stream POST with File
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by Claudia R Elbourn on June 9, 2015
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IBM Connections recognizes objects of type file and allows you to provide specific information for displaying them.

POST content


"generator": {

"image": {"url": "/homepage/nav/common/images/iconProfiles16.png"},

"id": "demoapp",

"displayName": "Demo Application",

"url": ""


  "actor": {

  "id": "@self"


  "verb": "post"

, "title": "You have created a file related event !",

  "content": "<b>You</b> have created a file related <i>event</i>",

  "updated": "2012-01-01T12:00:00.000Z",

"object": {

"summary": "A relatively unimportant notice",

   "objectType": "file",

"image": {"url": ""},

    "id": "note1",

   "displayName": "IBMPicture.gif",

    "url": ""



  • File type and the image reference were added
  • There is no check made on the relationship between the displayName and the URL. The event provider is required to check on the relationship.