Confluence pages are stored internally in a simple content-formatting language called Wiki Markup, based on Textile.
The Wiki Markup Editor allows users to edit Confluence pages directly in wiki markup language. This has the advantage of being faster than the Rich Text Editor for some formatting tasks. When using the wiki markup editor to edit a page, examples of commonly used markup are displayed in a panel on the right called the Quick Notation Guide, with a link to the Full Notation Guide for more detail.
Because wiki markup is designed to be simple to learn, the quickest way to learn wiki markup is to edit an existing page, switch to the wiki markup editor and experiment. More resources on wiki markup editing can be found below.
Full Notation Guide To customise the look and feel of the notation guide, please see these instructions.
Working with Headings
Working with Text Effects
Working with Text Breaks
Working with Links
Working with Anchors
Working with Images
Working with Lists
Working with Tables
Working with Macros
Here's a short example of some typical markup:
What you type
What you get
Here, in comparison, is how that would look if you had to edit the page in HTML:
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