Confluence space creation fails due to custom space blueprint

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Space creation fails with an error similar to this 

The following appears in the atlassian-confluence.log:

ERROR [ajp-8009-7] [atlassian.event.internal.AsynchronousAbleEventDispatcher] run There was an exception thrown trying to dispatch event '[source=com.atlassian.confluence.spaces.DefaultSpaceManager@474143dd]' from the invoker 'LegacyListenerInvoker{eventListener=com.atlassian.confluence.spaces.listeners.InitialSpaceContentListener@54a53d46}'.
 -- url: /rest/create-dialog/1.0/space-blueprint/create-space | userName: admin | referer: https://localhost:8090/confluence/admin/console.action
[com.ctc.wstx.exc.WstxLazyException] com.ctc.wstx.exc.WstxParsingException: Unexpected '<'  in attribute value
 at [row,col {unknown-source}]: [10,103]


The space is being created with specific customized content or a custom space creation blueprint. Customising Default Space Content


Reset the template for Space Creation to the default template.


Follow the instructions to reset the template for space creation to default on Customizing default space content.

Last modified on Jan 28, 2019

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