Retrieving a community forum topic
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by Claudia R Elbourn on June 16, 2015
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To retrieve complete information about a forum topic, use the edit link found in the forum topic entry in the forum topics feed.
Tags: commapi
You can use this operation to obtain forum topic information that you want to preserve prior to performing an update. See Updating a community forum topic for more information. This method returns the Atom entry of a single forum topic entry as opposed to a feed of all the forum topic entries.
Method URI Description
GET /forums/atom/topic Value of the href attribute of <link rel="edit"> element of each entry in the forum topics feed.
Name Type Optional Description
string No The UUID of the topic you wish to retrieve.
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Code Description
OK. Indicates that the request was received successfully.
Unauthorized. Returned when no authenticated user or no userid, email, or key parameter are provided on the request.
Not Found.