About Oracle WebCenter Interaction REST APIs
Oracle WebCenter Interaction REST APIs allow remote web
services to post documents to the portal Directory, update Community
membership, and post stories to portal user’s activity stream through
simple HTTP requests.
REST stands for Representational State Transfer and is a simple
way of providing APIs over HTTP. The basic principles of REST are:
- API URLs point to the resource being used, rather than a generic
- Requests use standard HTTP verbs for simplified CRUD methods -
Create: POST, Update: POST, Retrieve: GET, Delete: DELETE.
- Create and Update data is sent as POST body (JSON/XML).
- Every request should return a full (or at least standard) representation
of the object created, updated, or retrieved.
These APIs do not support the full REST range (i.e. CRUD), and
handle a small amount of functionality. The following REST APIs are