IBM Connections 4 API: How to remove a tag from a Wiki Page Using jQuery Ajax


If you already have  a tag on a wiki page you can delete that tag by sending a request to the wiki page feed. Here's one easy way to do it with an asynchronous HTTP (Ajax) request using jQuery.

There is no a link to IBM Connections 4.x documentation.

Atom API Request Details

  • Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8
  • X-Update-Nonce: true (required)



Response Status Code: 204 No Content
Example using jQuery

  url: "",
  type : "DELETE",
  beforeSend: function (xhr) {
      xhr.setRequestHeader('X-Update-Nonce', true);
  contentType: "application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8",
  async : false,
  statusCode : {
    204 : function() {
  error: function(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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