Is the XML created by a space export importable in other not atlassian applications

If I do a space export is it standard XML - or designed only to be a Conflunce Backup/Transfer or restore.?

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thanks - much appreciated

Well, it is a valid XML... But as it is often very large - you do not want to open it manually

thanks - so if you wanted to shift some info from Conflunce to - say sharepoint it wouldn't be recommended or supported, but it might work? 

To expand on what Sash has said - yes, it is valid XML, so you can read it in any XML tool, and because of that, you can transform it into other shapes. But it's not amazingly friendly XML - it is designed for transport between Confluence installs mainly, so you will probably have to do some work on telling other tools how to read it, or transforming it into a different shape.

If you want to move some info from Confluence to Sharepoint (why? :P) then Confluence REST API is a better choice, I think... but, yes... backup XML is also some kind of an option :-)

You would need to write XSLT to transform it to whatever form you need. That would be very hard – as mentioned elsewhere, the API would be easier to deal with.

 

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