How to modify the heading of Content Report Macro

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Use Case

The Header field of the Content Report Macro cannot be modified through the Confluence UI. This information is useful for user that wish to customize the header especially for translation purposes.


  1. Shutdown your Confluence
  2. Go to  <CONF-INSTALL>/confluence/WEB-INF/atlassian-bundled-plugins
  3. Make a backup of the confluence-content-report-plugin-x.x.x.jar.   ( (info) You might need to restored the jar in case it is corrupted due to the modication)
  4. Create a new temporary folder.
  5. Extract the confluence-content-report-plugin-x.x.x.jar into the temporary folder. ( (info)You can use common archiving tools such as winrar or winzip to extract the jar)
  6. Open the file  with from the following directory <TEMPORARY_FOLDER>/com/atlassian/confluence/plugins/content_report
  7. Edit the following value in the file
  8. Open the  confluence-content-report-plugin-x.x.x.jar with archiving tools such as winrar or winzip 

  9. Add the modified into the confluence-content-report-plugin-x.x.x.jar.

  10. Replace the old jar in the <CONF-INSTALL>/confluence/WEB-INF/atlassian-bundled-plugins with the modified confluence-content-report-plugin-x.x.x.jar
  11. Restart Confluence.

Last modified on Aug 22, 2016

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