Create subcommunities programmaticallyTo create a subcommunity, send an Atom entry document containing the new subcommunity to the My Communities resource.
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 My communities feed In the My Communities feed, find the value of the href attribute of the <link> element for the community to which you want to add the subcommunity that has the rel="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/subcommunities" attribute. subcommunity
InputProvide a subcommunity Atom entry document. A subcommunity is the same as a community entry, but contains a rel="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/sn/parentcommunity" <link> element. The content type of the Atom entry document must be application/atom+xml.
OutputAn Atom entry document containing the new subcommunity entry.
Returned HTTP headers
HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Indicates that the subcommunity was successfully created. If an error occurs, this header contains one of the error codes.
Link to edit_url of the new subcommunity entry. You can use the web address specified here to subsequently retrieve and update the subcommunity entry.
- HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
- HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized
Parent topicWork with subcommunities
Community entry content