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      NOTE: This suggestion is for Confluence Server. Using Confluence Cloud? See the corresponding suggestion.

      Atlassian Update – 4 January 2023

      Hi everyone,

      Thank you for your patience as we look into this suggestion. We understand that this is a core requirement for many of you and with the help of your feedback we have been investigating how best we can deliver this to customers.

      We are excited to share that we plan to deliver a Rename Space Key feature in the 2023 calendar year. We are working in the background to ensure the core functions and complex technical requirements of this feature are met. Please look out for Rename Space Key on the next public roadmap update, and continue to watch this ticket for further updates.

      Kind regards,

      Kalvin Xu

      Confluence Data Center

      Hey folks -
      Any chance the ability to rename the space key is in 1.3? <weak grin>

      I realize this is probably a big thorny task due to links in the pages, but my users want to do it. No, let me rephrase that... some of my users are whining loudly saying they 'need' to change the key, especially for "team" spaces where the team name/acronym has changed.

      Workaround for Confluence Cloud instances with JIRA Cloud:
      On JIRA & Confluence Cloud instances, Space imports can be linked to JIRA Projects. The process changes the Space KEY on the export file, to the JIRA Project KEY.

      Export the Space and import it by linking it to a new JIRA Project with the new desired KEY:

      1. In JIRA create a new project without a Confluence Space linked to it.
      2. On Confluence, go to Space -> Space Tools -> Content Tools -> Export -> XML -> Next -> Full Export -> Export Space and export the target space as XMLincluding attachments.
      3. Download the export
      4. Go to Import Spaces
      5. Select the Export and the option to link the Space import to the JIRA project created on step 1
      6. Import Space
      7. Verify content and remove previous space

      Note: external links to Confluence Pages on the previous space will be broken.


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