Page location with API

Hi, is it possible to get this screen to choose the page location with Confluence API?


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David Simpson Community Champion Jun 04, 2013

You need to look in the Confluence source code. If you haven't got it, spend 10 bucks to get a starter license.

The file you're looking for is page-move-dialog.js It has all you need to get going.

Here's where the business is to trigger it:

$("#action-move-page-dialog-link").click(function (e) {

        if ($("#move-page-dialog").length > 0) {
            $("#move-page-dialog, body > .shadow, body > .aui-blanket").remove();

        new Confluence.MovePageDialog({
            moveHandler: viewPageMoveHandler

        return false;

Swap out the link click to be however you're triggering the screen.

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David Simpson Community Champion Jun 02, 2013

Are you trying to do this remotely using web services or from within a plugin?


I normally take a look at the Confluence CLI in Atlassian CLI. If it's possible there, then, there's likely a SOAP API available.

To move a page under a new parent using Confluence CLI...

confluence --action movePage --space "zconfluencecli" --title "This Page Title" --parent "New Parent Page Title"

More CLI examples here

So, it's entirely possible using the Confluence remote APIs.

For more details check the movePage method on

  • void movePage(String token, String sourcePageId, String targetPageId, String position)- moves a page's position in the hierarchy.
    • sourcePageId - the id of the page to be moved.
    • targetPageId - the id of the page that is relative to the sourcePageId page being moved.
    • position - "above", "below", or "append". (Note that the terms 'above' and 'below' refer to the relative vertical position of the pages in the page tree.)

As a standard plugin:

Try something like this...

Page page = pageManager.getPage(spaceKey, pageTitle);
Page newParent = pageManager.getPage(parentSpaceKey, parentPageTitle);

Hi thanks for your answer, it's with a plugin but i now how to set a parent with the API, i just want to know if it's possible to get this screen in my plugin to let users choose a space and parent like we can do in confluence.

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