Delete blog posts awaiting approval 

To delete a blog post that is waiting to be approved, use the HTTP DELETE method.

Only the moderator or owner of the blog can delete a post awaiting approval. Deleted posts cannot be restored.

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

To delete a blog post awaiting approval...

  1. Retrieve the moderation service document. See Retrieve the Blogs moderation service document for more details.

  2. In the service document, locate the workspace with the <atom:category term="entries-moderation" .../> child element, and then find the collection with the <atom:category term="approval-content" .../> child element, and make a note of the web address in its href attribute.

  3. Send a GET request to the web address you copied from the previous step. In the returned feed, find the entry that you want to delete, and make a note of the web address for it, which is specified in the href attribute of its rel=edit link.

  4. Send a DELETE request to the web address of the edit link of the entry that you noted in the previous step.

Table 1. Atom API request details

Method URI Input and output representations
DELETE Value of the href attribute of the rel="edit" <link> representing the entry in the Entry Approval feed. none





Returned HTTP headers

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content

Error codes

Parent topic

Work with blog posts that are awaiting approval