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Get Best Match when searching Confluence

Yaacov Weingarten Nov 16, 2017

When using the Confluence REST API to perform a search. Is there a way to configure it to:

  • Present results in a prioritized order with the "best match" first etc.
  • Specify the fields to include in the list of responses, for example - if I am interested only in the content and url fields (excluding all other fields, like excerpt, ancestors, etc

?

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Stephen Deutsch Nov 16, 2017 • edited

As far as I know, the results of the Confluence CQL search are, if not ordered by another field, already returning the "best match" first.

As for the fields to include in the responses, there are several fields that are expanded by default, but if you expand on one or more different fields (like ?expand=body.view and you can expand more fields by listing them separated by a comma), then it will not expand the rest. There are some fields that are returned by default though that you cannot turn off. Anything left over you'll just have to filter out.

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