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Cannot force a PageID URL

Reading other similar questions and this article https://confluence.atlassian.com/confkb/the-differences-between-various-url-formats-for-a-confluence-page-278692715.html 

 

Have not been able to add a special char to the title (e.g. +) or end of title to force URLs to PageID URLs.  Understand that the tiny URL is available, but most users will simply want to save a bookmark with the default URL, and since page titles are likely to change, would prefer to force PageID URLs.

Tried special char in title with existing page and a new sub-page and neither forces pageID URLs, does it perhaps need to be done at the highest page level to begin or please suggest procedure to force this?

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Atlassian have been improving the handling of special characters in Cloud urls and you can't really use this trick any more.

You'll need to get your people to use

  • the tiny-urls
  • "save for later" inside Confluence
  • And, as usual, internal links in Confluence (do not link Confluence to itself with urls, use page pointers)

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