How to generate Dynamic URL link base on login user information

Hi All,

I have to generatate a dynamic url link on my wiki page. it will like :

use login user infomation to get the parameter of the url from another database and generate it.

for example :

login user is smith , the url will be :

https://www.example.com/mypage.aspx?user=smith && pagenumber=33

login user is Don the url will be :

https://www.example.com/mypage.aspx?user=smith && pagenumber=36

Any suggestion is appreciatged

Regards

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Davin Studer Community Champion Feb 27, 2014

Here is some rough code. You would need to wrap it in a html macro.

<script type="text/javascript>
AJS.toInit(function(){
    var user = AJS.Meta.get('remote-user');

    AJS.$.ajax({
        type: 'GET', //or POST
        url: 'Your URL', //this should pass back the parameter based on the user submitted to it
        processData: true,
        data: {
            u: user
        },
        dataType: 'json' //xml, json, script, or html
        success:  function(data) {
            var pagenumber = //Your logic to get the parameter here;

            AJS.$('#container to hold the link').append('<a href="https://www.example.com/mypage.aspx?user=' + user + '&pagenumber=' + pagenumber  + '">Link Text</a>');
        },
        error:  function(x, y, z) {
            //Error handling code here.
        }, 
    });
});
</script>

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Davin Studer Community Champion Feb 27, 2014

You have a couple options. One would be to write your own plugin. If you don't want to go that far then you would to enable the html macro so that you can embed some Javascript. You can get the user using this Javascript method.

AJS.Meta.get('remote-user');

Confluence has jQuery installed, so you could use AJS.$.Ajax(); to get the parameters from an outside web service. Then you would just assemble the link with those parts.

Davin,

Thanks for the response, can you provide any sample code about this.

Thanks again

Thank you very much!

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