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Adding Internal Links Using REST API



I am updating the content of the page by giving the update function the whole html code. Everything is working perfectly, except for <a> tags that need to be linked to existing pages in confluence. I updated the href attribute to meet the url of the internal page to be linked to like


and added  the attributes that I found I should be adding to link this <a> tag to the page properly, which are 




So, the <a> tag I am inserting looks like this:

<a href="/wiki/spaces/spacekey/pages/pageid" data-linked-resource-id="targetpageid" data-linked-resource-version="targetpageversion" data-linked-resource-type="page">Page Name</a>

However, after the update is done successfully, I check the updated page html to find out that only href is updated successfully, while all the other attributes are ignored, and a new rel attribute is added. It looks like this:

<a href="/wiki/spaces/spacekey/pages/pageid" rel="nofollow">Page Name</a>

Is there a way to force adding these attributes that are being ignored? Or is there another proper way to insert <a> tags linking to internal pages in confluence?

Thank you.

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Pramodh M Community Leader Dec 31, 2021

Hi @Hani Suliman 

Use the below link for reference to add the reference in the same page using anchor tags


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