Community articleActivity Stream POST with File
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by IBM contributordeveloperWorks Lotus Team on July 7, 2014
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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.