Delete a Space

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Deleting a space permanently removes the space and all of its contents. Only someone with space admin permissions can delete that space.

(warning) Deleting a space is permanent  it does not go to the trash and cannot be undone.

If you're unsure about deleting a space, create an XML export of the space as a backup before proceeding. You can then restore the space from the XML export file if you need to.

To delete a space:

  1. Go to the space and choose Space Tools > Overview from the bottom of the sidebar.
  2. Choose Delete Space
  3. Choose OK

Is your space using the Documentation theme?

If your space is using the Documentation theme:

  1. Choose Browse > Space Admin from the header

    Note: The Space Admin option appears only if you have space admin permissions, or if you're part of the 'confluence-administrators' group.

  2. Choose Delete Space in the space administration options.
  3. Choose OK.


Confluence delete a space


Members of the confluence-administrators group can also delete spaces, including personal spaces.

Last modified on Jun 6, 2016

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