Create a Page from a Template

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You can create a page based on a global template (available to all spaces) or a space template (available only to that space).

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If you want to quickly create a blank page, hit the Create button in the header; if you want to create a page from a template, hit the Create from template button.

  1. Create blank page
  2. Create from template

Information copied from the template to the page

When you create a page based on a template, Confluence will copy the following content and information from the template to the new page:

If the template author included variables in the template, Confluence will display a form prompting you to supply values for the variables when you add the page.

Using a template to create a page

To create a page based on a template:

  1. Choose Create from template  in the Confluence header
  2. Select a space and the template you want to use and choose Next
    If the template contains variables, you'll see a form allowing you to add values for the form variables.
  3. Type the relevant information into the form fields, and choose Next
    Now you'll see a new page based on the template. If you added information in the form fields, the page content will include that information.
  4. Name your page, add content or make any other changes required and hit Save

Screenshot: Form showing template variables when creating a page from a template



Page templates are used only when adding a page. It is not possible to apply a template to an already-existing page. Once a page has been added using a template, the template is no longer linked to the page. All further editing is performed as if the template was never used. Some plugins provide enhanced template functionality. You can search the Atlassian Marketplace for template add-ons.

Last modified on May 8, 2018

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