[CONF] Is there a way to find out if the content by label macro will not find any pages before rendering?

I use the contentbylabel macro in a template to pull in lists of related pages based on labels. However, sometimes there are no related pages and I would like to know if there's some Velocity code I could use where if results = 0 I can put "N/A" or just not make it show at all.

The default Confluence behaviour of printing out "No content found for label(s) YOURLABELSHERE." is unattractive.

Thank you.

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One possiblity is to hide the text using CSS.

Something like:

#main-content .tableview {
 visibility:hidden;
}

However, this might have unintended consequences if you have any other content which matches that class.

Cheers,
Mark

Thanks for the suggestion but the tableview class is present regardless of whether there is content found or not. It really needs to be something I can get Confluence to run on when a condition is true or false.

That does seem to be the case, sorry about that.

I found another couple of suggestions which might work for you:

  1. Edit the i18n label for the macro
  2. Create a user macro to override the text on a page

Hope that helps more than my first suggestion :)

Mark

Great!

There is also an open request to improve the experience in the macro itself, which you can vote on.

Thanks, Mark. The JS solution works. Would have preferred something in VTL but this is fine.

Cheers!

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