IBM Connections 4 API: How to Add a Comment to a Wiki Page Using jQuery Ajax


To add a comment to a Wiki Page is required send a comment Atom entry document which includes the comment text. Here's one easy way to do it with an asynchronous HTTP (Ajax) request using jQuery.

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Atom API Request Details


Content-Type : application/atom+xml;type=entry;charset=UTF-8



Response Status Code: 201 Created

Example Request

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<entry xmlns="">
<category term="comment" scheme=",2006:td/type" label="comment"></category>
<content type="text/plain">A comment to a wiki page</content>
Example using jQuery

var strData = '<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><entry xmlns="">';
strData += '<category term="comment" scheme=",2006:td/type" label="comment">';
strData += '</category><content type="text/plain">A comment to a wiki page</content></entry>';
    url : "",
    type : "POST",
    contentType: "application/atom+xml;type=entry;charset=UTF-8",
    async : true,
    data: strData,
    statusCode : {
        201 : function() {
            console.log('comment created');
    error: function(jqXHR, textStatus, errorThrown) {
        console.log(jqXHR + " - " + textStatus + ' - ' + errorThrown);

Note:  console.log can throw errors in IE, they are there for illustrative purposes only and should be changed as required.

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