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You can use the Profile Picture macro to display a user's profile picture on a page, and it's useful for things like creating team pages that show all members of a project team.

Hover your mouse-over the picture to see the Hover Profile for the user, and choose the user's picture or name to view their user profile. When editing the page, you can also select the macro and choose View User Profile to see the profile for the user.

Add the Profile Picture Macro

  1. In the Confluence editor, choose Insert > Other Macros
  2. Find and select the 'Profile picture' macro
  3. Search for and select the user and choose Save

Speeding up macro entry with autocomplete: Type { and the beginning of the macro name, then select the macro from a list of suggested macros. For more information, see Using Autocomplete.


Code examples

The following example is provided for advanced users who want to inspect or edit the underlying markup for a Confluence page. 

Macro name: profile-picture

Macro body: None.

Storage format example

Wiki markup

Wiki markup is not available for this macro. You cannot add this macro via wiki markup.

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  1. Hi!

    I want to display the profile picture of the currently logged in user on the dashboard. Is there a way to do so with this macro? Is there something like a "current user" property?

    And furthermore, how can I use this macro in other areas where there is no macrobrowser available? Like on the dashboard or when designing an own layout?

    Would be great to see also the syntax of the macro... like {profile-picture:user}


  2. Anonymous

    Me too. To generate some Profiles by automatic, I need the name of the macro.

  3. Anonymous

    Searching for a way to display the User-Name in a welcome message. Did you find a solution? Thanks...

  4. Anonymous

  5. Anonymous

    The macro-command is:

  6. Hallo all

    I've added some code samples for the storage format of the macro. Alas, it's not possible to add the macro via wiki markup.