How to skip the onboarding page (welcome.action) for new users in Confluence

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Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.

Purpose

To disable the "Welcome" page received by new users when logging into Confluence for the first time. This is also useful to avoid new users to be forced to watch spaces, as the feature request for this is still open.

You might also be interested in How to re-run the "welcome.action" in Confluence for existing users.

Solution

To disable the welcome message for all users, complete the following steps to disable the Onboarding Filter:  

  1. Go to Manage apps.
  2. Choose System from the drop-down menu.
  3. Search for "Confluence Onboarding".
  4. Expand all modules.
  5. Disable the Onboarding Filter.
  6. After disabling, new users won't be redirected to the /welcome.action page the first time they log into Confluence. Instead, they will be redirected to the Confluence Dashboard.


Description

To disable the "Welcome" page received by new users when logging into Confluence for the first time. This is also useful to avoid new users to be forced to watch spaces, as the feature request for this is still open.

ProductConfluence
PlatformServer


Last modified on Apr 25, 2019

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