Include macro broken after upgrade 3.5 > 5.0

I have a LOT of includes, and they're all showing this error:

Error rendering macro 'include' : The body of this ContentEntityObject ('Contacts') was 'BodyType:WIKI' but was expected to be 'BodyType:XHTML'

The documentation (for 4.0) talks about upgrading *user* macros, but surely the {include} macro is native to Confluence and should have been upgraded automatically to XHMTL?

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Could you give exact versions and plan of your upgrade?

Please see https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Upgrading+Confluencestep 1 - if you've upgraded to version later than 5.0 it could cause problems.

Also please check your upgrade logs - maybe your upgrade failed in the middle - so not all document content was upgraded. Upgrade logs can be found according to the guide:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Working+with+Confluence+Logs

Hi - thanks for responding. It's going from 3.5.16 to 5.0, and from there it will be upgraded to whatever the latest is (5.5?) I haven't got access to the logs, but will pass that over to the team upgrading.

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Wayne Wong Atlassian Team Aug 03, 2014

Hi Kathleen,

It might cause by html macro which is disabled by default for confluence 5.

Please kindly enable [HTML Macro|https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Enabling+the+html-include+Macro] (with all the module enable). see if the problem fix?

Thank you.

Regards,


Wayne Wong

Hi Wayne, thanks for the tip - it was a failed installation, but I'll remember that for next time.

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