Syntax for searching content by author in Confluence

according to, confluence users should be able to search content by author. That's great, but I can't find any documentation of the correct search syntax. 


If I want to find all the content created by Joe Smith, what do I type in the Search field?



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Hi Jeff,

If you are using Confluence 5 then you can use Confluence Search and in BY - Enter author name, space name for searching content by author.


It's on the page http://<yourdomain>/dosearchsite.action

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Or you could use the 'Content by User’ Macro - documentation see here:

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