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How to log in to Confluence with a URL?

I'd like to access my help documentation in Confluence from an application I've built. I'd like to configure a button in the application (e.g. "Help") to send a URL to my Confluence (server) instance that will log in and take me straight to the home page without displaying the login dialog. How can this be done?

 

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Morning Roger,

You are looking to achieve two different things here:

  • Depending on the Application you built, you may have to look for a plugin so that Confluence can talk to your Application.
  • You will have to enable SSO so that you don't have to log in again, please click here as I found this page very helpful when I wanted to try SSO myself.

Best of luck!

I'm not sure this answers my question. I'll try to explain what I'm looking for:

I'd like my app to search for a text string in a space on our Confluence server using a query URL. For example:
https://<my_confluence_url>/dosearchsite.action?cql=siteSearch+~+"<search_terms_here>"+and+space=<space_key>

But, if I am not logged in to Confluence, can I also include my login credentials in the query URL?

Did you ever find a solution to this?  I am looking to accomplish the exact same thing.

Hi Dave,

No, not yet.

Why is it so damn hard to just log directly into Confluence? I try to get people access and they wind up getting dropped in Jira. But I don't give them access to JIRA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm so over your cloud version. 

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