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How can i create a new page from a users template using rest api

Hi, I want create a new page from a users template. How can i do that using rest api?
If you can give me example on Python, I will be very grateful!
I will also be glad for any help!

3 answers

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Hello Михаил and welcome to the Community!

To use the REST API to create a page from a users template you will need to complete a few steps. You will need to take this as an approach to find the template, extract the content as a storage value and then pass this through to your REST API call to create a page. Here is how it would look in steps:

  1. Locate an example page with the template applied.
  2. Scrub that page via a REST API call using the following endpoint: GET /rest/api/content (This will allow you to get the storage format).
  3. From this, pass the storage format to your create call using this endpoint: POST /rest/api/content

While these steps are simplified, this process should allow you to create a page based off a user template.

Regards,
Stephen Sifers

Hello Stephen,

I have the same question and am very grateful for the instructions. But I get stuck on the first step already. What does "Locate an example page with the template applied." mean?

Well, I have a user template. It has a title and an entityid, but I can't get both via GET /rest/api/content. Therefore I need type=page and a "title". If I first create an example page manually, I can of course query this, but that's exactly what I don't want.

Thanks,

Volker

Hi Sephen,

I'm trying to reproduce the workflow that you explain it, but I don't get the storage info in the API Rest call : 

This is my request in Postman :
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Body response : 

{ "results": [ { "id": "393224", "type": "page", "status": "current", "title": "Template Test Notes", "macroRenderedOutput": {}, "extensions": { "position": 123 }, "_expandable": { "container": "/rest/api/space/PAC", "metadata": "", "restrictions": "/rest/api/content/393224/restriction/byOperation", "history": "/rest/api/content/393224/history", "body": "", "version": "", "descendants": "/rest/api/content/393224/descendant", "space": "/rest/api/space/PAC", "childTypes": "", "operations": "", "schedulePublishDate": "", "children": "/rest/api/content/393224/child", "ancestors": "" }, "_links": { "self": "https://packlink-locally.atlassian.net/wiki/rest/api/content/393224", "tinyui": "/x/CAAG", "editui": "/pages/resumedraft.action?draftId=393224", "webui": "/spaces/PAC/pages/393224/Template+Test+Notes" } } ], "start": 0, "limit": 25, "size": 1, "_links": { "base": "https://packlink-locally.atlassian.net/wiki", "context": "/wiki", "self": "https://packlink-locally.atlassian.net/wiki/rest/api/content?id=393224" }}

 How can I get that info?? 

 

Thankss!!

 function criaPagina() {
 
      //This creates a page in a space.
      var paginaano = $('#ano :selected').val();
      var demanda = $("#demanda");
      var link = $("#link");
      var jsondata = {
          "type": "page",
          "title": demanda.val(),
          "ancestors": [{
              "id": paginaano
            }],
          "space": {
              "key": AJS.params.spaceKey
          },
          "body": {
              "storage": {
                  "value": "<p>Clique no link abaixo para acessar a demanda no Clarity:</p>" + "<a class='009' href='" + encodeURIComponent(link.val())+"'>Demanda no Clarity</a>" + buscaTemplate(),
                  "representation": "storage"
              }
          }
      };
 
      $.ajax({
          type: "POST",
          url: "/rest/api/content/",
          contentType: "application/json; charset=utf-8",
          dataType: "json",
          async: false,
          headers: {
                "Authorization": "Basic " + UserBase64
           },
          xhrFields: {
          withCredentials: false
          },
          data: JSON.stringify(jsondata),
          success: function (response) {
              console.log('Page saved!');
              atualizaPagina(response["id"]);
          },
          error: function (xhr, errorText) {
              console.log('Error ' + xhr.responseText);
alert("Algo deu errado, consulte o administrador da ferramenta para mais detalhes");           }
      });
  }
 
  function buscaTemplate() {
      var dataToReturn = "Error";
      AJS.$.ajax({
          url: "/rest/api/content/" + homePgId + "?expand=body.storage",
          type: "GET",
          dataType: "JSON",
          async: false,
          success: function (msg) {
              dataToReturn = (msg["body"]["storage"]["value"]);
          },
error: function (xhr, errorText) {
              console.log('Error ' + xhr.responseText);
alert("Algo deu errado, consulte o administrador da ferramenta para mais detalhes");           }
      });
      return dataToReturn;
  }

Is it possible to update template variables while creating new page with the template ? I have a template with 5-6 variables and need to update those to new values when creating new page. 

Like xiapazi xiapazi likes this

Upvote this so we can get the api method! 


https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFSERVER-11393

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