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Confluence events

Forge apps can subscribe to Confluence events for:

Your Forge app must have permission from the site admin to access the data it provides within the event payload. The OAuth scope required for each event is documented below.

Pages and blogs

Forge apps can subscribe to these page, blog, and task events:

  • Pages
    • Created: avi:confluence:created:page
    • Updated: avi:confluence:updated:page
    • Liked: avi:confluence:liked:page
    • Viewed: avi:confluence:viewed:page
  • Blogs
    • Created: avi:confluence:created:blogpost
    • Updated: avi:confluence:updated:blogpost
    • Liked: avi:confluence:liked:blogpost
    • Viewed: avi:confluence:viewed:blogpost
  • Tasks
    • Created: avi:confluence:created:task
    • Updated: avi:confluence:updated:task
    • Removed: avi:confluence:removed:task

Page and blog events require the OAuth scope read:confluence-content.summary.

Task events require the OAuth scope read:confluence-content.all.

Page, blog, and task events share the same payload format.

Payload

NameTypeDescription
eventTypestringThe event name such as avi:confluence:created:page.
atlassianIdstringThe ID of the user that has caused the event
contentContentAn object representing the page/blog

Type reference

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interface Content {
  id: string;
  type: "blogpost" | "page";
  status: "current" | "trashed" | "historical" | "draft";
  title: string;
  space: Space;
  history: History;
}

/**
 * The space the page or blog is located in
 */
interface Space {
  id: number;
  key: string;
  name: string;
  type: "global" | "personal";
  icon: Image;
  status: "current" | "archived";
}

/**
 * Information about the version of the page or blog that the event is related to
 * (always the latest version)
 */
interface History {
  latest: boolean;
  createdBy: User;
  createdDate: string;
}

/**
 * Represents a user
 */
interface User {
  type: "known" | "unknown" | "anonymous" | "user";
  username: string;
  accountId: string;
  accountType: "atlassian" | "app";
  email: string;
  profilePicture: Image;
  displayName: string;
  isExternalCollaborator: boolean;
}

/**
 * Represents an image shown in the UI
 */
interface Image {
  path: string;
  width: number;
  height: number;
  isDefault: boolean;
}

Example

This is an example of an event triggered when a page is created.

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{
  "eventType": "avi:confluence:created:page",
  "atlassianId": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
  "content": {
    "id": "838205441",
    "type": "page",
    "status": "current",
    "title": "A brand new page",
    "space": {
      "id": 827392002,
      "key": "SP",
      "name": "Project: Sample Project",
      "icon": {
        "path": "/images/logo/default-space-logo-256.png",
        "width": 48,
        "height": 48,
        "isDefault": false
      },
      "type": "global",
      "status": "current"
    },
    "history": {
      "latest": true,
      "createdBy": {
        "type": "known",
        "username": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "accountId": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "accountType": "atlassian",
        "email": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "publicName": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "profilePicture": {
          "path": "/wiki/aa-avatar/4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
          "width": 48,
          "height": 48,
          "isDefault": false
        },
        "displayName": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "isExternalCollaborator": false
      },
      "createdDate": "2021-01-20T06:29:21.707Z"
    }
  }
}

Comments

You can subscribe to these comment events in Forge apps:

  • Created: avi:confluence:created:comment
  • Liked: avi:confluence:liked:comment

Comments events require the OAuth scope read:confluence-content.summary and share the same payload format.

Payload

NameTypeDescription
eventTypestringThe event name such as avi:confluence:created:comment.
atlassianIdstringThe ID of the user that has caused the event
contentContentAn object representing the comment

Type reference

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interface Content {
  id: string;
  type: "comment";
  status: "current" | "trashed" | "historical" | "draft";
  title: string;
  space: Space;
  history: History;
  ancestors: Ancestors;
  container: CommentContainer;
  extensions: {
    location: "footer" | "inline";
  };
}

/**
 * The space the page or blog is located in
 */
interface Space {
  id: number;
  key: string;
  name: string;
  type: "global" | "personal";
  icon: Image;
  status: "current" | "archived";
}

/**
 * Information about the version of the page or blog that the event is related to
 * (always the latest version)
 */
interface History {
  latest: boolean;
  createdBy: User;
  createdDate: string;
}

/**
 * If this comment is part of a thread of replies, then this contains a list of all comments before
 * this particular comment, sorted from newest to oldest. Otherwise, it’s an empty array.
 */
type Ancestors = Content[];

/**
 * The page or blog that the comment is on
 */
interface CommentContainer {
  id: number;
  type: string;
  title: string;
  history: History;
  space: Space;
}

/**
 * Represents a user.
 *
 * Note that personally identifiable information (username, email,
 * publicName, and displayName) is populated with the accountId instead
 * for privacy reasons.
 */
interface User {
  type: "known" | "unknown" | "anonymous" | "user";
  username: string;
  accountId: string;
  accountType: "atlassian" | "app";
  email: string;
  profilePicture: Image;
  displayName: string;
  isExternalCollaborator: boolean;
}

/**
 * Represents an image shown in the UI
 */
interface Image {
  path: string;
  width: number;
  height: number;
  isDefault: boolean;
}

Example

This is an example of an event triggered when a new comment is posted on a page.

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{
  "eventType": "avi:confluence:created:comment",
  "atlassianId": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
  "content": {
    "id": "838205455",
    "type": "comment",
    "status": "current",
    "title": "Re: A brand new page",
    "space": {
      "id": 827392002,
      "key": "SP",
      "name": "Project: Sample Project",
      "icon": {
        "path": "/images/logo/default-space-logo-256.png",
        "width": 48,
        "height": 48,
        "isDefault": false
      },
      "type": "global",
      "status": "current"
    },
    "history": {
      "latest": true,
      "createdBy": {
        "type": "known",
        "username": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "accountId": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "accountType": "atlassian",
        "email": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "publicName": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "profilePicture": {
          "path": "/wiki/aa-avatar/4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
          "width": 48,
          "height": 48,
          "isDefault": false
        },
        "displayName": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
        "isExternalCollaborator": false
      },
      "createdDate": "2021-01-20T07:10:41.070Z"
    },
    "ancestors": [],
    "container": {
      "id": "838205441",
      "type": "page",
      "status": "current",
      "title": "A brand new page",
      "history": {
        "latest": true,
        "createdBy": {
          "type": "known",
          "username": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
          "accountId": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
          "accountType": "atlassian",
          "email": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
          "publicName": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
          "profilePicture": {
            "path": "/wiki/aa-avatar/4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
            "width": 48,
            "height": 48,
            "isDefault": false
          },
          "displayName": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
          "isExternalCollaborator": false
        },
        "createdDate": "2021-01-20T06:29:21.707Z"
      }
    },
    "extensions": {
      "location": "footer"
    }
  }
}

Spaces

Forge apps can subscribe to the following space events:

  • Created: avi:confluence:created:space:V2
  • Updated: avi:confluence:updated:space:V2

Space events require the same OAuth scope - read:confluence-space.summary, and share the same payload format.

Payload

NameTypeDescription
eventTypestringThe event name such as avi:confluence:created:space:V2.
atlassianIdstringThe ID of the user that has caused the event
spaceSpaceAn object representing the space

Type reference

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interface Space {
  id: number;
  key: string;
  name: string;
  type: "global" | "personal";
  icon: Image;
  status: "current" | "archived";
}

/**
 * Represents an image shown in the UI
 */
interface Image {
  path: string;
  width: number;
  height: number;
  isDefault: boolean;
}

This is an example of an event triggered when a space is created.

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{
  "eventType": "avi:confluence:created:space:V2",
  "atlassianId": "4ad9aa0c52dc1b420a791d12",
  "space": {
    "id": 827392002,
    "key": "SP",
    "name": "Project: Sample Project",
    "icon": {
      "path": "/images/logo/default-space-logo-256.png",
      "width": 48,
      "height": 48,
      "isDefault": false
    },
    "type": "global",
    "status": "current"
  }
}

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