Confluence REST API unable to create Child page

Hi,

I am trying to create a Child page in Confluence using restAPI but getting a 403 error response.

Request:

{
"type":"page",
"title":"New child page",
"ancestors":[

{"id":206583541}

],
"space":{"key":"/rest/api/space/MySpace"},
"body":
{"storage":
{"value":"<p>This is a new child page</p>",
"representation":"storage"}
}
}

Respone:

{
"statusCode": 403,
"data": {
"authorized": false,
"valid": true,
"errors": [],
"successful": false
},
"message": "Could not create content with type page"
}

Note: I am able to run a GET and PUT (update the confluence pages) succesfully.

 

 

 

2 answers

Do you really pass "/rest/api/space/MySpace" string as a space key?

Hi Pavel,

Yes I do pass /rest/api/space/MySpace as space key.
Also, I am able to create the page manually in confluence, so I am guessing its not permission issue.

I was able to resolve the issue by fixing my request.

The space key had to be updated from:
"space": {
"key": "/rest/api/space/MySpace"
},

 

to 

"space": {
"key": "MySpace"
},

smitha I'm New Here Nov 16, 2018

Hi Pooja,

How does PUT and GET working, can you please share an example?

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