How to globally disable e-mail notifications with page content

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This Knowledge Base article was written specifically for the Atlassian Server platform. Due to the Functional differences in Atlassian Cloud, the contents of this article cannot be applied to Atlassian Cloud applications.

This article can only be implemented in Confluence 5.5 and later versions.

Purpose

If users prefer to keep all e-mail notification features, but prefer not to receive any notifications regarding page content such as:

  • Page creation
  • Page Edition
  • Page move

Confluence administrator will need to disable some modules which will be described in detail below.

Resolution

  1. Navigate to Confluence administrators menu
  2. Navigate to "Manage Add-on" menu
  3. Choose "System Plugins" from thedrop downlist
  4. Find and click "Confluence Content Notification" plugin
  5. Click the "<Number> of <Number> Modules enabled" button
  6. From there, find and disable the following modules
    • page-created-notification
    • page-edited-notification
    • page-moved-notification
    • page-trashed-notification

      For page delete action, please ensure that you've done the following steps as well to disable the email notifications:


      1. Access Confluence Dark Features page in your instance through the URL below

      <ConfluenceServerBaseURL>/admin/darkfeatures.action

      2. Enable the following dark feature in your Confluence instance by adding it through the providedtextboxand then click *Submit*:

      notification.plugin.api.enabled.com.atlassian.confluence.event.events.content.page.async.PageTrashedEvent 
  7. To disable comment deletion e-mails, find and click "Confluence Email Notifications Plugin" plugin
  8. Click the "<Number> of <Number> Modules enabled" button
  9. From there, find and disable the following module
    • notification-templates-comment-remove-1.0.0

Description If users prefer to keep all e-mail notification features, but prefer not to receive any notifications regarding page content Confluence administrator will need to disable some modules 
Product Confluence
Platform Server


Last modified on Oct 10, 2018

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