Deleting an Image

This page describes how to remove an image from a page. You may want to remove the image from the content of the page, but leave the image available in Confluence. Or you may want to remove the image from Confluence entirely.

Removing an image from the content of a page

A Confluence page can display one or more images, as described in Displaying Images.

To remove an image from the content of a page:

  1. Edit the page.
  2. Select the image. The image properties panel will appear, letting you know that the image is selected.
  3. Press the Delete key on your keyboard.
  4. Save the page.

The image will no longer appear as part of the page content. If the image file was originally uploaded as an attachment on the current page or another page, the image is still available in Confluence. If you want to to remove the attachment, follow the steps below.

Removing an image attachment from Confluence

To remove an image file from Confluence, you must remove the attachment. See Deleting an Attachment.

Note: A page can display an image that is attached to another page. If you remove an image that is used on a page, readers will see an error message on that page.

Example error message that appears when image attachment is removed:

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