How to create a GitLab profile

Removal notice

Please note that the URL user and URL user password parameters were removed (see Deprecation notice: URL user and URL user password parameters). We recommend using profiles to access external data.


This article illustrates the process of adding a GitLab profile to the Graphviz macros.

Profiles are not available for use with the Graph from table and Space graph macros.

Before you begin:

To add a profile, you need the following:


  1. Navigate to CONFLUENCE ADMINISTRATION > Settings > ATLASSIAN MARKETPLACE > Graphviz Configuration > Profiles.

  2. Click Add Profile.

  3. Enter a unique profile name in the Profile name text box. 

    Ensure that you provide a unique profile name. If you enter a profile name that already exists, the existing profile gets replaced with the given information.

  4. Select GitLab from the options in Profile typeNote that the Request headers parameter is auto-filled.
  5. Enter the API URL for GitLab in the URL text box. For example,

    To know more on how to work with URLs, refer to the How to create a profile with a URL article.

  6. Enter the Personal access token for your GitLab profile in the Access token text box. 
  7. Click Save profile to create the profile.