Tip, Organize content with Atom categories

Find out what categories are available and then add category elements to your entries

From the developerWorks archives

Nicholas Chase

Date archived: February 23, 2017 | First published: July 17, 2007

Atom lets you provide an easy way to manage lots of data, but there will come a point at which you need to add some sort of categorization to make that data manageable. This tip shows you how to use categories with Atom feeds and the Atom API. Although you will naturally add category information to information syndicated using Atom, this tip focuses on these categories from the perspective of the Atom Publishing Protocol.

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