Recently Updated Dashboard Macro

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The Recently Updated Dashboard macro displays a list of the most recently changed pages, blogs and files in your site. It is similar to the Recently Updated macro but with tabs to allow you to see all updates, updates from your favourite spaces or updates from your network (the people you follow). 

Using the Recently Updated Dashboard macro

To add the Recently Updated Dashboard 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 Autocomplete for links, files, macros and mentions.

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 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).





The space which contains the page on which the macro is added

Filter content by space. The macro will display only the pages etc which belong to the space(s) you specify here. You can specify one or more space keys, separated by commas.

Use '*' for all spaces.

Include these Content Types Only

all types

Filter content by type. You can specify one or more types, separated by commas. Available types are: page, blogpost or news, spacedesc, attachment, comment, mail, userinfo.



Filter content by label. The macro will display only the pages etc which are tagged with the label(s) you specify here. You can specify one or more labels, separated by commas.
Note: If there are no pages matching any of the specified labels, then Confluence will ignore the labels and will list all recently updated pages.

all usersFilter by username of the user who updated the content. The macro will only display content created and updated by the user(s) you specify here. You can specify one or more usernames separated by commas.

Width of Table


Specify the width of the macro display, as a percentage of the window width.

Show User Profile Pictures


Select whether profile pictures of the users who updated the content are 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: recently-updated-dashboard

Macro body: None.

Storage format example

<ac:structured-macro ac:name="recently-updated-dashboard">
  <ac:parameter ac:name="spaces">
    <ri:space ri:space-key="ss"/>
  <ac:parameter ac:name="users">
    <ri:user ri:userkey="12345678912345678912345"/>
  <ac:parameter ac:name="width">50%</ac:parameter>
  <ac:parameter ac:name="labels">choc</ac:parameter>
  <ac:parameter ac:name="types">page</ac:parameter>

Wiki markup example




Last modified on Dec 2, 2015

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