Community articleWorking with forum topics and replies that are awaiting approval
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 forum topics and replies that are awaiting approval. You can also take action on the topic or reply by approving or rejecting it.



Using the Atom Publishing Protocol, also known as AtomPub, you can retrieve, update, or delete forum topics and replies that are awaiting approval. You can also take action on the topic or reply by approving or rejecting it.


Getting a list of forum topics and replies that require action
Get a feed that lists the forum topics and replies that are awaiting action by the moderator.

Acting on a forum topic or reply that is awaiting approval
To programmatically take action on a forum topic or reply that is waiting to be approved, send an Atom entry document that defines the action you want to take to the moderation action feed.

Retrieving a forum topic or reply awaiting approval
To retrieve a forum topic or reply that is waiting to be approved, use the edit link found in the topic or reply.

Updating a forum topic or reply awaiting approval
To update a forum topic or reply that is waiting to be approved, send a moderation action entry in Atom format to the href attribute of the entry's rel=edit link. You can update the title, content and tag elements of the topic or reply only.

Deleting forum topics or replies awaiting approval
To delete a forum topic or reply that is waiting to be approved, use the HTTP DELETE method.