Community articleRetrieving messages from a message board4.0
Added by IBM contributorIBM on July 1, 2014
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DEPRECATED API - Refer to OpenSocial Microblogging APIs for new development work.

This API is deprecated. These APIs are still functional for backward compatibility reasons - but no new feature is surfaced through these APIs. For any new development work, refer to the OpenSocial Microblogging APIs.

To retrieve messages posted to a message board, look at the board feed to find the entry ID of the message, and then request that entry.

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




An Atom entry document containing the message.


Method URI Description
GET /profiles/atom/mv/theboard/ Value of the href attribute of the <link> element that has the rel="self" attribute for each entry in the board feed.
Name Type Optional Description
string No An ID generated by Profiles to identify a person.
Content Type: application/atom+xml
Code Description
OK. Indicates that the request was received successfully.
Bad Request. Returned when no matching user record can be found.
Unauthorized. Returned when no authenticated user or no userid, email, or key parameter are provided on the request.
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