How to show a dynamic list of Confluence add-ons in Confluence page?

Is there a way to create a dynamic list of Confluence add-ons in a Confluence page. For example using Deck of Card, with each card being a sql query showing friendly names of the add-ons? I know about the PLUGINDATA table, but I would prefer user friendly names rather that the PLUGINKEY. Is there a way to do this? 

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This is actually quite easy to do with JSON Table Macro. I will publish an example of this soon, but, unfortunately it requires a slight modification to the support (LIBSCRPT-48) as the response from the <base_url>/rest/plugins/1.0/ api is not indicated as json.

In the meantime, you can download the data to an attachment for display.


Thanks for that Bob. I just checked our strategic instances and we have this installed. A Confluence example would be very helpful please?smile

Good. So just download the results of the rest url and attach to a page. Use the json-table macro and point to the attachment. That will get you by until we can release an update that will get it directly. Use Insert -> Markup with the following. Temporarily modify it for the attachment.


Thank you, that worked a treat. What is the time frame for this release, is there a ticket for this I could vote on? Additionally, our instance is SSL so we'll need credentials to make the REST call. Is it possible to pick up SSO credentials?

Watch LIBSCRPT-48. We don't have a timeframe for a release, but should have a snapshot in the near term. Yes, we should be able to access without credentials for a local (same server) request. Will confirm that when testing. In that case, only viewers that have admin access will be able to see anything.


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