Community articleRetrieving a community widget
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Retrieving a community widget
Tags: commapi

Getting a widget information from a community

To get a widget's information from a Community, do a GET to on the widget's "self" link obtained from the widget's entry obtained from a previous request like Getting a list of widgets in a community. The Widget's state is returned as an ATOM Widget entry in the response. See Community Widgets Feed for details on the widget entry values.

Table 1. Request/Response Parameters

Request URL
Request Body
Response Body
Possible Errors
"self" link from the widget's entry
Widget Entry of widget.
  • Community id not found: (500)
  • Widget id not found: (500)

Related Pages

Parent with ATOM entry documentation: Working with community widgets

Method URI Description
GET /communities/service/atom/community/widgets "self" link from the widget's entry
Name Type Optional Description
string No The UUID of the community you wish to retrieve widget from.
string Yes ID of specific widget required.
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Code Description
Community id not found
Widget id not found