Community articleRetrieving a stand-alone forum topic programmatically
Added by IBM contributorIBM on March 10, 2014
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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.



To retrieve complete information about a forum topic, use the edit link found in the forum topic entry in the forum topics feed.

You can use this operation to obtain forum topic information that you want to preserve prior to performing an update. See Updating forum topics 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.

See Authenticating requests for information about how to authenticate the request.
Input
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
topicUuid
string No The UUID of the topic you wish to retrieve.
Output
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Code Description
200
Indicates that the forum topic was successfully found and returned. If an error occurs, this header will contain one of the error codes below.
401
Unauthorized.
404
Not Found.