Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
0 / 0 points
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Insert Confluence / Wiki Markdown via API


I've seen however this is now 2 years old. 

I've developed something in Python to create a page in Confluence which works really well, but for simplicity here is an equivalent cURL example:

curl -u\
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-d '{"type":"page","title":"new page","ancestors":[{"id":1337}],"space":{"key":"SPACEHERE"},"body":{"storage":{"value":"||Some Example||More Example|| ","representation":"storage"}}}' \

However instead of rendering a table using the supplied markdown it creates text.

I *can* perform the following manual steps to render the markdown as a table:

1. Edit newly created page
2. Insert Markdown 
3. Copy the markdown text and insert it

These manual steps anger me deeply however. 

Am I doing something wrong or does Confluence API not support Markdown ?

3 answers

You need to use "representation":"wiki" instead of "representation":"storage".

Once replaced, you JSON worked just fine (using Confluence 5.10.4 and tested with RestAPI Browser addon).

Like # people like this

TYVM to both @mattflannery  and  @Vladimir Zvagolskiy Question solved my need and solution worked like a charm

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published in Confluence

🥓🙅🏻‍♀️ Meet-less May Badge!

Hello Confluence Community!  What if i told you that you could have a healthier life and be 100% meet-less? This month, we're promoting a healthy, balanced work diet with Confluence. We la...

201 views 2 13
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you