Tips & Tricks

changing Confluences look and feel

Confluence® has quite universal, intuitive “wiki oriented” GUI. And many organizations don’t see a reason to change it. However – there are various reasons that You might consider changing Confluence’s look and feel. And in fact You have got dozens of options to do so, starting from Confluence® settings (we will cover them soon), custom CSS and HTML codes, up to add-ons – built in-house or available via marketplace. What reasons might require such approach? Well, pick the one:

  • Using Confluence® as regular CMS for your Web/Intranet
  • Setting up Intranet portals, differing in GUI or available functionalities from “regular” wiki
  • Differentiating spaces or pages look, e.g. disabling comments on legal documents
  • Enriching content with media, custom content etc.
  • Multilingual content

and some others. We used to implement Confluence in various organizations with various needs. Therefore we got our own Top list of useful, practical, fancy add-ons that we use, when changing Confluence’s look and feel. Continue reading 7 add-ons changing Confluence’s look and feel

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In one of recent posts we mentioned Automation for JIRA (Marketplace listing) as very promising add-on for JIRA®. To follow short information we published, we have run tests on several use cases. Below You will find short tests summary.

Purpose 

Automation for JIRA by Code Barrel Pty Ltd is an add-on that will be highly valuable for all those JIRA® admins and power-users which lack programming skills (e.g. writing groovy scripts for Script Runner). It does not mean those with programming skills won’t have any use of it. However – the most that Automation gives You is actually easy way to automate JIRA® operations. Continue reading Automation for JIRA ® – NINJAs’ tests

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keyboard shortcuts

This is the first of series of posts we will publish on timesavers in Atlassian® apps. Depending on particular case – these will be either simple operations or build on-demand, custom solutions. One of the simplest timesavers in Atlassian® applications are keyboard shortcuts. They are built-in, and available upon installation of applications. But quite often they are being forgotten even by apps admins for no valid reason. In first post we cover JIRA® and Confluence® keyboard shortcuts. Continue reading Timesavers: keyboard shortcuts

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Top 10 promising JIRA add-ons

Atlassian’s Marketplace with 1200+ plugins for JIRA itself and 300+ dedicated for JIRA SD is te widest ecosystem for professional management tools. However – just as with any marketplace, regardless if it is Google Play, Apple Store, Service Now’s  or Atlassian’s one – You will get there good and poor add-ons. Below You will find our Top 10 list based on capabilities of these JIRA add-ons. Continue reading Top 10 most promising JIRA add-ons

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