Add a message to a message board 

Send an Atom document containing a message entry to your own or another person's board feed.

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

Table 1. Atom API request details

Method Resource URI Input representation
POST user's board feed Value of the href attribute of the <link> element with the rel="" attribute value found in one of the following locations:

  • Your service document to add the message to your own board.

  • The user's profile entry to add the message to someone else's board.



Provide a message Atom document. The content type of the Atom entry document must be application/atom+xml.


An Atom entry document containing the new message.

Returned HTTP headers

HTTP/1.1 201 Created

Location: url

Error codes

Parent topic

Work with the message board

Related reference
Message content