How to display Jira issues in a table format in Confluence using Confluence Command Line Interface (CLI)

This article explains how to display Jira issues in a table format in Confluence page using Confluence Command Line Interface (CLI) and Jira Command Line Interface (CLI).


Follow the below steps:

  • Use getIssueList to get the issues from Jira and storePage to create or update in a Confluence page. 

    Execute the following action. 

    -a run -i "myjira -a getIssueList --jql project=project_key --columns 1,2,3,4 --outputType html -f @temp" -i "myconf -a storePage --replace --space space_key --title title_name  --parent @home --noConvert -f @temp"

    The parameters used in the CLI action are 

    --jql  input the JQL query which you want to display the list on the confluence page.
    --columns specify the column names you want to display.
    --outputType specify the output format type. Valid values are: text, table, HTML, JSON, variables.
    --space enters the space key.

    Refer to the below example where a Confluence page is created with Jira issues based on the JQL used.

    -a run -i "myjira -a getIssueList --jql project=TESTMKJMWE --columns 1,2,3,4 --outputType html -f @temp" -i "myconf -a storePage --replace --space SPAC --title SPAC  --parent @home --noConvert -f @temp"

    Resultant Confluence page:

    • It is recommended to test this scenario in a non-production environment, or run the action with the --simulate parameter, to verify the behavior before deploying in a production environment.