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This documentation is intended for Confluence developers who want to ensure that their existing plugins and apps are compatible with Confluence 7.4.

Watch this page to find out when a new milestone is available and what’s changed. We will publish formal release notes once we release a beta.

Latest milestone
15 April 20207.4.0-rc1Download
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Planned changes

In this section we'll provide an overview of the changes we intend to make, so you can start thinking how it might impact your app. We'll indicate when a change has been implemented, and in which milestone. 

Blocked XStream classes


As part of our security uplift work, we now block certain XStream classes. This change will also be backported to 7.15.1, 7.13.5, and 7.4.16. 

Package list


Pattern list


Enterprise release


Confluence 7.4.0 will be designated an Enterprise release, so we’re not including any new features or significant changes. This release is focused on bug fixes to support our largest customers. We will of course provide details of any changes that will affect your apps on this page.  

Inspect permissions improvements to handle more external directory scenarios


We're working to improve how the Inspect permissions and People who can view features handle complex external directory setups. The scenarios we're working on are covered in Inspect Permissions returns incorrect information in Confluence 7.3.  

Implemented changes

In this section we'll provide details of changes we have implemented, organised by the milestone they are first available in. This will help you decide which milestone to use when testing.

Release Candidate - 15 April 2020

No significant changes in this release candidate. 

Beta 1 - 9 April 2020

We've wrapped up our work on Inspect permissions and People who can view. There are no other significant changes in this beta. 

Check out the Confluence 7.4 beta release notes.

EAP 6 – 17 March 2020

Milestone 7.4.0-m08

No significant changes in this beta. 

EAP 5 – 10 March 2020

Milestone 7.4.0-m07

No significant changes in this beta. 

EAP 4 – 3 March 2020

Milestone 7.4.0-m06

No significant changes in this beta. 

EAP 3 – 26 February 2020

Milestone 7.4.0-m05

This milestone contains fixes for  CONFSERVER-59196 - Getting issue details... STATUS .

EAP 2 – 18 February 2020

Milestone 7.4.0-m2

No significant changes in this milestone. 

EAP 1 – 13 February 2020

Milestone 7.4.0-m1

No significant changes in this milestone. 

Secure your macros

We have a new guide with some tips for making sure any macros provided by your app are secure. See How to secure your macro in our developer docs. 

Looking for updated documentation? Check out the Confluence EAP space for the latest docs.

Did you know we’ve got a new developer community? Head to to check it out! We’ll be posting in the announcements category if when new EAP releases are available.

Last modified on Mar 29, 2022

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