IBM Connections 4 API: How to Like a Status Update Message Using jQuery Ajax


If you have not already liked a Status Update Message, you can do so by sending a request to the web address of the status update entry. 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/json



Response  Status Code: 200 OK
Example using jQuery

    url : "",
    type : "POST",
    contentType: "application/json",
    async : true,
    statusCode : {
        200 : function() {
    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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