How to edit the Space Key assigned to a Space?

I understand that when Adding a space, there is a field where a Space Key (an abbreviation of the Space Name that can be used in macros, etc...) can be defined. However, I'm unable to find a way where this key can be changed - or added, if one was not assigned when the space was created. The Space Admin page doesn't have it. Thanks for any help!

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David Simpson Community Champion Jul 11, 2012

You cannot change the spaceKey once it has been created, but there is a workaround...

  1. Use the Copy Space plugin to create a duplicate space with the correct spaceKey defined.
  2. Delete the original space

When you go to the Space Admin console, the key is in the url. You will see key=. The key is also listed on the Advanced tab under Space Details.



As far as I know you can't edit the space key after creating the space. Adding a key should be irrelevant since you have to enter a key upon space creation.



Thanks, Christian... you're right about "adding" a key - I forgot it was required to have a key... However, then the question becomes, how does one know what the key is for a space, since it doesn't appear on the Space Admin page...?

Hi Christian.

If you go to Space Admin and then click on the Advanced tab you will be able to see the Space Key.

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