Confluence: What new features will be available when I upgrade from 4.x to 5.x?

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Objective

What are the new features available when I upgrade from 4.x to 5.x in Confluence? / What are the new features available in Confluence 5.x?

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Procedure

A complete list of new features available in Confluence 5.x is seen in the release notes.  Of those, there are three major features worth calling out specifically:

 5.4: Revamped and improved integration with JIRA: Confluence 5.4: Integrated with JIRA like never before          

5.7: Inline comments on pages and pinned comments on files to simplify your feedback loop.

5.9: JIRA Service Desk integration no longer requires licensing all customers to view knowledge base.  They are free in Service Desk, now they are also free to view knowledge base space in Confluence - that's how we save you money: Knowledge for all, including your Service Desk customers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified on Sep 13, 2016

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