How to create a GitHub profile

Description

This article illustrates the process of adding a GitHub profile for use with the CSV Table or JSON Table macros.

Before you begin:

To add a profile, you need the following:

Steps

  1. Navigate to CONFLUENCE ADMINISTRATION > Settings > Manage apps > Advanced Tables > 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 GitHub from the options in Profile type. Note that the Request headers parameter is auto-filled.

  5. Enter the API URL for GitHub in the URL text box. For example, https://api.github.com/repos.

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

  6. Enter the relevant user name and password in User and Password respectively.
  7. Enter the personal access token for your GitHub profile in the Access token text box. 
  8. Click Save profile to create a profile.