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BadRequestException: Error occurred when updating content property content-appearance-draft


I am using REST API of the confluence cloud for creating a new page. Sometimes (not always) I have an error in response

"statusCode": 400,
"data": {
"authorized": false,
"valid": true,
"errors": [],
"successful": false
"message": "com.atlassian.confluence.api.service.exceptions.BadRequestException: Error occurred when updating content property content-appearance-draft. Cannot create new content property, see{id}/property-create for usage. Property : JsonContentProperty{id='null', key='content-appearance-draft', content=ExpandedReference{idProperties={id=ContentId{id=1432322065}, version=EmptyReference{referentClass=class com.atlassian.confluence.api.model.content.Version}, status=current}, of=some(Content{id='ContentId{id=1432322065}', type=page, title='postman page 04', status=current, space=ExpandedReference{idProperties={key=~117839248}, of=some(Space{key='~117839248', name='null'})}, history=EmptyReference{referentClass=class com.atlassian.confluence.api.model.content.History}, version=EmptyReference{referentClass=class com.atlassian.confluence.api.model.content.Version}, ancestors=[Content{id='ContentId{id=1426130768}', type=null, title='null', status=current, space=EmptyReference{referentClass=class com.atlassian.confluence.api.model.content.Space}, history=EmptyReference{referentClass=class com.atlassian.confluence.api.model.content.History}, version=EmptyReference{referentClass=class com.atlassian.confluence.api.model.content.Version}, ancestors=null (CollapsedList), container=EmptyReference{referentClass=interface com.atlassian.confluence.api.model.content.Container}, childTypes={}}], container=EmptyReference{referentClass=interface com.atlassian.confluence.api.model.content.Container}, childTypes={}})}, version=null} , isSuccessful: false, isAuthorized: false, isValid: false, hasErrors: true, Errors: \"jsonproperty.duplicate.key\""

I am using Postman, the request body is like this:

{ "type":"page",
"title":"postman page 04",
"metadata": { "properties": {
"editor" : {
"key": "editor",
"value" : "v2" },
"key": "content-appearance-draft",
"value" : "full-width" },
"key": "content-appearance-published",
"value" : "full-width" }


"value":"<h2>Title</h2><br/># subtitle (2021-06-10)\n <br/>- <a href=\"http://localhost:8080\">http://localhost:8080</a> text1 <br/> ",
"representation":"storage" }}}

Could you help me to understand what is wrong?

1 answer

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Fabian Lim Community Leader Dec 23, 2021

Hi @vladimir_levitskiy

Looks like there is an open bug for this specific error. Take a look at this post:


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