How to find pages in Confluence space with no label

We have a Confluence space with ~200 pages that are categorized into 7 types of labels.

In order that I don't miss any new ones,... is there an easy way to find pages with no labels in a space?

Our Confluence is not managed by us (or Atlassian), so we can't update the database directly.  Any plug-in would have to be free.

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Davin Studer Community Champion Oct 22, 2014

@Stephen Deutsch answer is a good one. If you get more labels that could be problematic. I think this should work for any number of labels.

type:page NOT labelText:[a TO z] NOT labelText:[0 TO 9]

This does not work for me.

  • "labelText:faq" gives me the correct pages.
  • "NOT labelText:faq" gives me the same pages
  • "-labelText:faq" gives me the same pages.
  • "labelText:[a TO z] correctly gives me all pages with labels
  • "NOT labelText:[a TO z] also gives me all pages with labels
  • "type:page" gives me all the pages with "page" in them.
  • "type:page NOT labelText:[a TO z]" gives me all pages with "page" -- but those with no labels.

I'm using Confluence 6.3. (I don't think it's the cloud version).

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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Oct 21, 2014

If you only have seven labels on your space that you want to filter, you could at least search for pages without those seven labels.  Simply use this search term (example is for 3 labels, but you could use it for more):

(type:page NOT labelText:"label1") AND (type:page NOT labelText:"label2") AND (type:page NOT labelText:"label3")

Simply copy and paste from the last "AND" until the end to add a new label to the search.  You can filter by space on the left-hand side of the search page.

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More likely than not, you could have Atlassian run a query for you.  My experience has led me to believe this is otherwise not possible with the tools provided by Atlassian.

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Atlassian do not administer our Confluence, but yes, I see your point.  We could request a report.

 

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