To create a community feed, send a POST request to the remote applications feed of the community to which you want to add the feed.
Before you begin
You cannot add feeds to a community until the Feeds widget has been added to the community using the Customize menu option in the product user interface. It is not until the widget is explicitly added that the service document resource for feeds is available from the remote applications feed.
Table 1. Atom API request details
- Determine the URI to which to POST the feed Atom document to create the community feed by first accessing the service document for remote applications. See Retrieving a remote applications list for more details.
- Create an Atom document to represent the community feed.
- Send the Atom document using a POST request to the following URI:
Returned HTTP headers
HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Communities remote applications feed
Value of the href attribute in the <link> element that has the following rel attribute value: rel="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/remote-application/publish" for the entry with the Feeds category in the remote applications Atom document of the community to which you want to add the feed.
Indicates that the feed was successfully created. If an error occurs, this header contains one of the error codes.
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- HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
- HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized
||Value of the href attribute of the <link> element with the rel="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/feeds" attribute value for each community.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<category term="feed" scheme="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/type">
<title type="text">Feed link test</title>
||The UUID of the community you wish to create a feed link in.
||Link to edit_url of the feed link. You can use the web address specified here to subsequently retrieve and update the feed link.
||Created. Indicates that the feed link was successfully created. If an error occurs, this header contains one of the error codes.
||Unauthorized. Returned when no authenticated user or no userid, email, or key parameter are provided on the request.