Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Earn badges and make progress

You're on your way to the next level! Join the Kudos program to earn points and save your progress.

Deleted user Avatar
Deleted user

Level 1: Seed

25 / 150 points

Next: Root


1 badge earned


Participate in fun challenges

Challenges come and go, but your rewards stay with you. Do more to earn more!


Gift kudos to your peers

What goes around comes around! Share the love by gifting kudos to your peers.


Rise up in the ranks

Keep earning points to reach the top of the leaderboard. It resets every quarter so you always have a chance!


Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
Community Members
Community Events
Community Groups

I created a QR code to open a Confluence page. I broke it. Can I force a page to have that URL?

Hi All,

I used a QR code generator to link to a particular confluence page in my space, I  thought I was being smart when I edited this page to use the new look and created a new one. 

This broke the link at the URL some_number level:


How could I get that link back?  Okay, if I was smart(er) I should have created a code to somewhere else unchanging and redirected from there, but I didn't. 

So, can I force a page to have the URL I require? (I'm thinking no).  Any suggestions as I've printed this QR URL on some documentation already,



1 answer

0 votes
Nic Brough -Adaptavist-
Community Leader
Community Leader
Community Leaders are connectors, ambassadors, and mentors. On the online community, they serve as thought leaders, product experts, and moderators.
Oct 22, 2019

I suspect you changed the name of the page, so your page+name+bit changed.

You should be able to change that back and restore the link.  The some-number in the url should not have changed, because it's a unique page id.

In future, there's a couple of workarounds

  • Pages can always be accessed view a "view" url that ends with their ID, but Atlassian are gradually extending the "pretty" urls so that you don't land on them on Cloud so often.
  • So the better option is to generate your QR code from the "tiny url" you can find in the page information - that doesn't change, even if you rename the page.

Hi Nic,

Thanks for your reply, however, I wanted the new  page look, so even with the same page name I lost the page id.  That caught me out .

Thanks for your suggestions,


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
AUG Leaders

Atlassian Community Events