In order to change the author of a page/blogpost you will need to apply some database manipulation as there's no straightforward method to achieve that currently:
Just be sure to take a database backup and involve your DBA in this process before changing anything.
note: this is still a feature request that is being tracked in http://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-4063, feel free to cast your vote there and add yourself as a watcher to receive further updates.
Hope it helps!
Here is a recent process I used to transfer page and space ownership so I could delete particular users from Confluence:
Here's the workaround for this. It's not pretty. This must be done as admin and backup of current config is highly recommended.
Hi all, the way this is done has changed somewhat in recent versions. Please see this page for detailed instructions: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/How+to+change+the+creator+of+a+page
This is not accurate any longer either as the database schema has changed and the update content set creator = (select user_key from user_mapping where lower_username = '<lowerusername>')
doesn't work as it now uses user_key references instead of the actual username. Even then I've seen no proof on my system that it actually updates the creator of the page on the ones I've tried.
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