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Confluence advanced training

Are you already a Confluence user, yet you want to get up to speed on best practices to master macros, create templates, manage spaces, configure access rights and encourage adoption?

This advanced Confluence course has you covered, offering you all the know-how you need to become a smart user as well as a savvy Confluence administrator.

We'll make sure you’re a master at configuring and maintaining Confluence. We'll also teach you everything you need to know around apps and integrations at the global and space levels.


1 day

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Public or private class, live online or on-site

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Attendees profile

Users, super users or administrators of Confluence wanting to take their skills to the next level.


Prior knowledge and working experience of Confluence (the prerequisites are covered in our Confluence in Action training course).

Check the prerequisites with our online app.


  • Reflect on the best practices that trigger Confluence adoption along with the pitfalls to avoid
  • Understanding common user macros to format text and enable advanced features
  • Be able to configure a Confluence space or a full instance for your organization
  • Ensure quality technical administration of Confluence

Course outline

Governance of a wiki and best practices

  • Wiki patterns
  • The 12 key concepts to ensure good Confluence adoption
  • Gardening
  • Archiving

Advanced macros

  • Content formatting macros, including:
    • Section - column
    • Anchor
    • Table of contents
    • Children display
    • Gallery
    • Deck - card
    • Expand
  • Content gathering macros, including:
    • Excerpt and include
    • Popular labels and content by label
    • User listers and contributors summary
    • Recently updated
    • Page information tool

NB: we'll cover both Confluence macros and the most relevant macros coming from apps.

Page templates and blueprints

  • Examples of use cases
  • Basic page templates
  • Page templates with variables
  • Instructional text
  • Create from template macro

Confluence space administration

  • Managing spaces
  • Security, permissions and user rights
  • Content tools

Confluence site administration

  • General configuration
  • Administration
    • Backup and restore
    • Mail queue
    • Scheduled jobs
    • Cache management
    • License details
    • Logging and profiling
  • Application links
  • App management
    • Manually installing and configuring Confluence plugins
    • App repository
    • Introduction to major Confluence apps
    • Upgrading your interface
  • System information
  • User management
    • Users
    • Groups
    • Security and rights
    • Permissions
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