Build a simple table from REST API data - 8.x

Overview

This page shows how you bring REST API data from a Jira query directly into a Confluence table using the JSON Table macro, which is part of the Advanced Tables for Confluence app.

Macro browser input

Select this macro

Macro nameAdvanced Tables - JSON Table
Macro syntax{json-table}

Define these parameters/values

JSON Table settings > Data format > Paths to fieldsissues
JSON Table settings > Data format > Paths to fields to be includedkey,fields.summary,fields.issuetype.name,fields.issuetype.id,fields.fixVersions[*].name
JSON Table settings > Data source > Method of locating JSON data (URL) > URL of JSON data

https://bobswift.atlassian.net/rest/api/latest/search?jql=key%20in%20(TBL-174%2C%20TBL-300)%20order%20by%20key

Column settings > Numbering & Totaling > Insert auto number columnOn

JSON data

Click the URL link above to view the live JSON data.

Screenshot

Wiki markup input

{json-table:
paths=issues|
fieldPaths=key,fields.summary,fields.issuetype.name,fields.issuetype.id,fields.fixVersions[*].name|
url=https://bobswift.atlassian.net/rest/api/latest/search?jql=key%20in%20(TBL-174%2C%20TBL-300)%20order%20by%20key|
autoNumber=true}
{json-table}

Example result

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