Retrieves the requested content from the platform.
Authorization Roles/Permissions: Anyone can use this operation; login is not required. However, note that for any operations that do not require login, information about private resources is not returned unless the user is logged in and is authorized to view information about those resources. Without login, only public information is returned. However, the results wll vary according to the user's permissions. For example, content associated with a Private API is returned only to authorized users.
Note: The CSRF header is never required for this operation, regardless of platform settings.
This topic includes the following sections:
The example below shows a request for one of the online help documents on the platform.
Request URL #1
Returns a page from the site help.
Request URL #2
Returns the index page from the API documentation for the specified API.
Note: in the below, the ID in the path is the APIID.
Sample request headers
Sample request body
For general information on request header values, refer to HTTP Request Headers.
|Accept||Not necessary for this operation. Since platform content is being returned, the URI for the resource is all that's needed. The platform already has the content type for the requested resource.|
|Parameter||Parm Type||Data Type||Required||Description|
|path||Path||string||Required||The path and filename for the content resource being requested.|
|locale||Query||string||Optional||The locale applicable to the user requesting the content. For more information, see Supporting Multiple Languages.|
If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200, with the requested content.
The sample response below shows successful completion of this operation.
Sample response headers: application/json
HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1 Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:33:46 GMT
Sample response body
The response is the document requested.
For general information on response header values, refer to HTTP Response Headers.
|Content-Type||The content-type value varies according to the nature of the content requested.|
The response body is the content requested in the request URL (the complete content file).
If the call is unsuccessful an error code/message is returned. One or more examples of possible errors for this operation are shown below.
|500||An error occurred processing the call.|