To mention someone using autocomplete, type '@' in the editor then start typing their name. Choose the person you want to mention from the list of suggestions.
Screenshot: Autocomplete for mentions
Use the Insert menu
If you'd rather use the Insert menu, choose Insert > User Mention then search for and select the user you want to mention.
Disable the user mention feature – The functionality is provided by a plugin called the 'Confluence Mentions Plugin'. If you need to remove the user mention functionality from your site, you can disable the plugin. See Disabling or Enabling a Plugin.
- Mentioning groups – You can only mention individual users. There's a feature request to allow mentions for groups: - CONF-23015Getting issue details... STATUS
- Link to a user profile – You can use a square bracket '[' and a person's name to trigger Confluence autocomplete and link to a person's user profile or personal space. Confluence will send the person a notification just as if you had used @mention (unless the administrator has disabled the user mention feature).