Odd Email Notification Behaviors Caused by Descendent Notifications Add-On

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One or more of the symptoms below is observed:

  • Users receive duplicate email notifications
  • Users receive notifications for pages that they are not following
  • Email subjects do not match content/page title


These behavior can be caused by the Descendent Notification Add-On and is a known issue.


Disable this add-on.

(info) Descendent Notification Add-On v3.0.2 (the latest version available) was last made compatible with Confluence 4.3.7. If you have this add-on enabled in Confluence 5.x, please disable it.

(info) Adaptavist commercialized Descendent Notifications add-on is compatible with Confluence 5.1.x and was reported not to have the same problem. Please contact Adaptavist for more info.











Last modified on Feb 26, 2016

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