Community articleWorking with stand-alone forums
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Using the Atom Publishing Protocol, also known as AtomPub, you can create or update forums.



Using the Atom Publishing Protocol, also known as AtomPub, you can create or update forums.


Creating forums programmatically
To create a stand-alone forum, send an Atom entry document containing the forum entry document to the root collection resource.

Retrieving forums
To retrieve complete information about a forum, use the edit <link> found in the forum entry in the Forums feed.

Updating forums
To update a stand-alone forum, send an updated forum document in Atom format to the existing forum's edit web address.

Deleting forums programmatically
To delete a forum, use the HTTP DELETE method.