Delete forums programmaticallyTo delete a forum, use the HTTP DELETE method.
Only the owner of a stand-alone forum can delete the forum. Deleted forums cannot be restored.
See Authenticating requests for information about how to authenticate the request.
Table 1. Atom API request details
Method Resource URI Input and output representations DELETE forum
- Web address returned in the HTTP location header when the forum was created.
- Web address in the href attribute of the <link> element with the rel="edit" attribute of a forum Atom entry
Returned HTTP headers
HTTP/1.1 204 No Content
Indicates that the forum was successfully deleted (and no content is returned).
- HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized
- HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found
DELETE http://www.dulcinea.com/forums/atom/forum?forumUuid=3b153694-e27e-4085-8868-2952110fdad2 HTTP/1.1 Host: www.dulcinea.com Content-Type: application/atom+xml Authorization: xxx
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Parent topicWork with stand-alone forums