Info Macro

The Info macro allows you to highlight helpful information on a Confluence page. It creates a blue-coloured box surrounding your text, as shown below.

Info Macro Example

This text is rendered inside the info macro.

Using the Info Macro

To add the Info macro to a page:

  1. In the Confluence editor, choose Insert > Other Macros.
  2. Find and select the required macro.

Speeding up macro entry with autocomplete:

Type { and the beginning of the macro name, to see a list of suggested macros. Details are in Using Autocomplete.

To edit an existing macro: Click the macro placeholder and choose Edit. A macro dialog window will open, where you can edit the parameters of the macro.

Parameters

Parameters are options that you can set to control the content or format of the macro output. Where the parameter name used in Confluence storage format or wikimarkup is different to the label used in the macro browser, it will be listed below in brackets (example).

Parameter

Default

Description

Optional Title
(title

none

The title of the information box. If specified, the title text will be displayed in bold next to the icon.

Show Information Icon
(icon

true

If "false", the icon will not be displayed.

Code examples

The following examples are provided for advanced users who want to inspect or edit the underlying markup for a Confluence page. 

Macro name: info

Macro body: Accepts rich text.

Storage format example

The following example shows all parameters and a body:

<ac:structured-macro ac:name="info">
  <ac:parameter ac:name="icon">false</ac:parameter>
  <ac:parameter ac:name="title">This is my title</ac:parameter>
  <ac:rich-text-body>
    <p>
      <span>This is </span> <em>important</em> <span> information.</span>
    </p>
  </ac:rich-text-body>
</ac:structured-macro>

Below are some examples of the Info macro with various optional parameters used.

Description

Markup What you will get

Info macro with a body defined and no optional parameters

<ac:structured-macro ac:name="info">
  <ac:rich-text-body>
    <p>This is <em>important</em> information.</p>
  </ac:rich-text-body>
</ac:structured-macro>

 This is important information.

Info macro with with a body and an optional Title parameter defined

<ac:structured-macro ac:name="info">
  <ac:parameter ac:name="title">This is my title</ac:parameter>
  <ac:rich-text-body>
    <p>This is <em>important</em> information.</p>
  </ac:rich-text-body>
</ac:structured-macro>

This is my title

 This is important information.

Info macro with a body and optional Title and Icon parameters defined

<ac:structured-macro ac:name="info">
  <ac:parameter ac:name="icon">false</ac:parameter>
  <ac:parameter ac:name="title">This is my title</ac:parameter>
  <ac:rich-text-body>
    <p>
      <span>This is </span> <em>important</em> <span> information.</span>
    </p>
  </ac:rich-text-body>
</ac:structured-macro>

This is my title

 This is important information.

Wiki markup example

{info:title=This is my title|icon=false}
This is _important_ information.
{info}

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