Retrieve blog posts awaiting approval 

To retrieve a post that is waiting to be approved, use the edit link found in the blog post entry.

You can use this operation to obtain blog post information that you want to preserve prior to performing an update. See Update blog posts awaiting approval for more information. This method returns the Atom entry of a single blog post as opposed to a feed of all the posts.

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

To retrieve a blog post that is 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 update, 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 GET request to the URL that you noted in the previous step to retrieve the Atom document for the blog posting entry.

Table 1. Atom API request details

Method Resource URI Output representation
GET blog post Value of the href attribute of <link rel="edit"> element of each entry in the Entry Approval feed. blog post




An Atom entry document containing the blog post.

Returned HTTP headers

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Content-Type: application/atom+xml


Parent topic

Work with blog posts that are awaiting approval