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Need help with a script to find and replace text in multiple confluence pages


I have been assigned a task to find and replace few words in confluence pages and I came across script runner as a very useful tool. I will be very thankful if anyone in this group can help me with a script that will help me to accomplish my task of finding and replacing text at the page level in confluence.
Thanks in advance,

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Kishan Sharma Community Leader Sep 18, 2021

Hi @Jagadeesh Welcome to the Atlassian Community!

This blog on scriptrunner site already have a script that you can download and modify as per your requirement. The example script works on a single space, but you can modify the code to loop through all your confluence spaces and its pages and perform search/replace as per your use case.

Hi Kishan,

Thank you very much for your quick reply. Yes, I am using the sample script shared by the Script runner trial version tool, but it is throwing errors and I need someone who has already used this script to help me in debugging or modifying the current script. 

The sample script shows how to modify within a table in confluence page, I want to modify text within a page in confluence. I am not sure what code elements to use. if you have an idea how to modify the script, please do message me at this mail id I will be very thankful for helping me out.


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Kishan Sharma Community Leader Sep 20, 2021

Hi Jagadeesh,

I will also suggest posting this question to Atlassian Developer Community so that you will get better solutions from the developers working on such scripting activities. I will also post here in case I able to get this to work.

Hi Kishan,

Thanks for the suggestion. Sure, I will post in the developer community too. I have another 10 days before the trial version expires. In the meanwhile, if you know any groovy script developers please suggest their mail ids. I will try connecting with them.

Hi Jagadeesh,

Here's what your script might look like if you wanted to find and replace text anywhere on particular Confluence pages:

import com.atlassian.confluence.pages.PageManager
import com.atlassian.confluence.spaces.SpaceManager
import com.atlassian.sal.api.component.ComponentLocator
import org.jsoup.Jsoup

def pageManager = ComponentLocator.getComponent(PageManager)
def spaceManager = ComponentLocator.getComponent(SpaceManager)

def targetSpace = spaceManager.getSpace("SAL")

pageManager.getPages(targetSpace, true).each { page ->
log.debug "Inspecting page ${page.title}"
def body = page.bodyContent.body
body = body.replace('Human Resources', 'HR')
pageManager.saveNewVersion(page) { pageObject ->


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