The features listed on this page refer to Confluence version 1.0 beta1.
- Content is organized into discrete spaces in which users can create and edit pages.
- Easy-to-learn, easy-to-read but powerful notation for designing pages and linking between them, based on the popular textile markup.
- Arbitrary files can be attached to pages.
- Comments can be left on pages.
- Page templating allows rapid creation of boiler-plate pages.
- Pages can be organized into hierarchies.
- Each page has a full change history, accessible as colored diffs highlighting each change made.
- Simple Reports which pages have been updated since you last logged in.
- Email subscription informs you of pages that have been added or updated, or comments left.
- RSS feeds available for new and updated pages across the site, or in individual spaces.
- Full-text searching of all content, including pages, comments and space descriptions
- Smart page-renaming updates links across the entire site, even in comments or space descriptions.
- Pages or spaces can be imported from plain text files, or exported to PDF or HTML.
- Simple backup and restore to XML files.
- Automatic daily backup feature.
- Reports of "orphaned" pages that exist but are not linked to, and of links that point to pages that do not yet exist.
User Management and Security
- Flexible security, from a public site, to a personal space.
- User- and group-based permissions.
- Separate viewing, commenting, editing and administration permissions for each space.
Deployment and Compatibility
- Available on a wide variety of platforms, either as a stand-alone server, or as a web-archive deployable into a compatible Java application server.
- Compatible with a large number of databases
- Confluence is under full-time development, with licensees entitled to a year of free updates.
- Atlassian's Legendary Service.
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