Community articleWorking with flagged forum topics and replies
Added by IBM contributorIBM on June 26, 2014
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Using the Atom Publishing Protocol, also known as AtomPub, you can retrieve, update, or delete topics and replies that have been flagged as inappropriate. You can also take action on the topic or reply.



Using the Atom Publishing Protocol, also known as AtomPub, you can retrieve, update, or delete topics and replies that have been flagged as inappropriate. You can also take action on the topic or reply.

If you want to remove a flagged entry, see Acting on flagged forum topics and replies. If you want to update the content of a flagged entry, see Updating flagged forum topics and replies.


Getting a list of flagged forum topics and replies
Get a feed that lists the forum topics and replies that have been flagged as inappropriate and are awaiting action by the moderator.

Acting on a flagged forum topics and replies
To programmatically take action on a forum topic or reply that has been flagged as inappropriate, send an Atom entry document that defines the action you want to take to the moderation action feed.

Retrieving a flagged forum topic or reply
To retrieve a flagged forum topic or reply, use the edit link found in the forum topic or reply.

Updating a flagged forum topic or reply
To update a forum topic or reply that has been flagged as inappropriate, send a moderation action entry in Atom format to the href attribute of the entry's rel=edit link. You can update the entry's title, content and tag elements only.

Deleting flagged forum topics and replies
To delete a flagged forum topic or reply, use the HTTP DELETE method.