Error: Details can only be used on pages or blog posts

Hello - I am trying to create a page template with several fields on it (e.g. field A, field B, field C), and would like to then list each page created via the template in a tabular format. So if I have 10 pages, I would have a column for A, B and C. When I try to do this using Page Properties macro so that I can later user Page Properties Report macro, upon previewing my page, I get "Details can only be used on pages or blog posts" in the place where I placed the Page Properties macro in my template. Any idea why this is happening and how to solve it?

3 answers

0 vote
Joseph Clark Atlassian Team Mar 22, 2013

Hi,

This typically happens because of a coding error in the macro. If the developer writes code that specifically checks for the presence of the parent page or blog post, the macro may then no longer work on a page template (since this is technically a different entity).

What version of Confluence are you using? This probably needs to be reported as a bug.

i got the same issue! anyone can tell me how to fix this? if it's a bug, when it can be solved?

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Apr 13, 2018 in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

370 views 20 10
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you