Community articleDeleting blog posts
Added by IBM contributorIBM on April 2, 2014
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To delete a post from a blog, use the HTTP DELETE method.

To delete a post from a blog, use the HTTP DELETE method.

Deleted blog posts cannot be restored.

See Authenticating requests for information about how to authenticate the request.

To delete a blog post, complete the following steps:

1. Retrieve the Blogs service document. See Retrieving the Blogs service document.
2. In the service document, find the workspace for the blog from which you want to delete the post, and then retrieve the web address of the "weblog Entries" collection in that workspace.
3. Send a GET request to the weblog Entries collection.
4. In the returned feed, find the entry and note down the value of the href attribute of its <link rel="edit" type="application/atom+xml" ... > element.
5. Send a DELETE request to the web address defined in that href attribute.




Method URI Description
DELETE /blogs/{handle}/api/entries/{entryId} Value of the href attribute of the <link> element with the rel attribute of edit for each entry in the weblog Entries feed.
Name Type Optional Description
string No The ID of the blog entry.
string No handle represents the blog handle of the blog configured to be the home page of the Blogs application. The handle is defined when the home page blog is created by the administrator.
Code Description
Indicates that the blog post was successfully deleted (and no content is returned).
Not Found.