Get a feed of the featured blogs 

Get the featured blogs feed to find the blogs that have had the most activity across all of the blogs hosted by the Blogs application in the past two weeks.

The following resources are available from the featured blogs feed:

You do not need to authenticate this request.

Table 1. Atom API request details

Resource Description
{homepage}/feed/featuredblogs/atom Returns the featured blogs feed.

{homepage} is the blog handle of the blog configured to be the home page of the Blogs application. The handle is defined when the home page blog is created by the administrator.

You cannot provide input parameters to narrow down the content that is returned in the feed; the server calculates which blog postings are featured based on recent activity.


An Atom feed document containing the blog entries. The maximum number of entries returned is five.

All elements are in the namespace.

Table 2. Featured posts feed content

Element Description
<title> Title of the feed.
<link rel="alternate" type="text/html" ... /> Links to the HTML representation of the list of featured blogs. You can perform the following operation on the value of the href attribute:

  • GET HTML for display in browser

<link rel="self" ... /> Specifies the preferred address for retrieving a current copy of this Atom feed document. You can perform the following operation on the value of the href attribute:

  • GET a current copy of this feed

<openSearch:totalResults> Specifies the total number of featured blog entries available.
<entry ... /> One blog post Atom entry is provided for each featured blog. See Blogs definition content.

Parent topic

Getting data from all of the blogs

Related reference
Blogs definition content