Use Confluence As a Content Source

SearchUnify can index the pages and blogs stored in your Confluence instance. This article walks you through the process of setting up Confluence as a content source.


Log into SearchUnify and Confluence as an admin.

Establish a Connection

  1. Navigate to Content Sources.

  2. Click Add new content source.

  1. Find "Confluence" through the search box and click Add.

  2. Give your content source a name.

  3. Enter the web address of your Confluence instance in Client URL.

  4. Select an Authentication Method.

  5. Click Connect.

Set Up Crawl Frequency

  1. Click to fire up a calendar and select a date. Only the data after the selected date will be indexed.

  2. Use the Frequency dropdown to select how often SearchUnify should index the data.

  3. Click Set.

Select Types and Fields for Indexing

SearchUnify can index Confluence pages and blogs. You can choose to index them both, or select just one of them. You can further index all blog and page fields, or only a few of them.

  1. Click to select content fields.

  2. Use the dropdown in the Name column to add content fields one at a time.

  3. OPTIONAL. SearchUnify assigns each field a label, type, and either an isSearchable or isFilterable tag. The values don't require a change, but advanced users can edit them.

  4. Press Save.

  5. Repeat the steps 2-5 with the second content type.
  6. Navigate to By Place.

  7. Use the index to find your project and check enable for each one of it.

  8. Press Save.

You have successfully installed Confluence as a content source.

Last updatedFriday, February 26, 2021

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