Problems with card-deck macro in confluence

Hi All,

I have upgraded confluence 3.2 to 4.3.7, via Confluence 3.5, everything looks find, apart from the card/deck macro. I do know that there is a big problem when migrating with nested deck cards.
If a nested card/deck macro is upgraded, it results into a null pointer exception. The autor of the plugin (CustomWare) does not have a workable solution for it, other than upgrading every page by hand, which is undoable for our instance.
I have tried to use Bob Swift's Wiki Plugin, to encapsulate the ``old'' wiki markup, which also does not help.
So, is there anybody with a best practice/workaround approach for this problem, other than manipulating every page by hand?

Logged issue

Any help would be highly appriciated.

2 answers

We are experiencing this too. I was curious what support told you to do. The issue is no longer available.

We experienced this issue also. Sadly the only solution for the time being is to manually fix the page. The nice thing is that you can use the Insert Wikimarkup link to place batches of content at a time. What I did for some of the highly nested pages is first built all the decks and cards so they were correctly structured and then went through and copy pasted the wiki markup into each card using "Insert Wiki Markup". We kept an old version of the environment pre-upgrade just in case which came in handy as it allowed me to have the same content in wiki markup.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Jul 10, 2018 in Confluence

We want to see the templates you've created in Confluence!

Hi Community, Jessica here from the Confluence Product Marketing team!  July’s community challenge is all about sharing pictures  — and as an extension of our first post on what ...

755 views 23 12
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

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

Find a group

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

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you