Using the Confluence Groovy script macro, how do I get the logged in user and full page url?

When I am in the Groovy Macro within a confluence page, how do I get the logged in user name and the full page URL?

I see examples for the Run or user macros, but I am within the Groovy Script macro.


Thanks in advance.

1 answer

You didn't specify the plugin you are using so I'll give you the answer for ScriptRunner for Confluence... it's probably the same for others.

Get the current user with:

import com.atlassian.confluence.user.AuthenticatedUserThreadLocal

AuthenticatedUserThreadLocal.get() // gets the current user

Not sure why you need the full page URL, normally you get what you need from the context:

import com.atlassian.confluence.plugin.descriptor.web.WebInterfaceContext

(context as WebInterfaceContext).get...

You may be able to get the page URL with:

import com.opensymphony.webwork.ServletActionContext

def request = ServletActionContext.getRequest()

(untested)... and there will not always be an http request.


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 24, 2018 in Confluence

Atlassian Research opportunity with Confluence templates

Do you use templates with Confluence? Take part in a remote 1-hr workshop. You'll receive USD $100 for your time!   We're looking for people to participate in a   remote 1-hr workshop...

1,077 views 17 14
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