Provides read-only access to an article and the ability to delete the master article. Unlike KnowledgeArticleVersion, the ID of a KnowledgeArticle record is identical irrespective of the article's version (status). For more information on articles and article types, see “Managing Articles and Translations” and “Managing Article Types” in the Salesforce online help.
delete(), describeSObjects(), query(), retrieve()
A user must have the “View Articles” permission enabled. Salesforce Knowledge users, unlike Customer Portal and partner portal users, must also be granted the Knowledge User feature license.
Use this object to query or retrieve articles. KnowledgeArticle can be used in a SOQL clause, but doesn’t provide access to the fields from the article. Provides read-only access to an article and the ability to delete the master article.