Confluence (wiki) account signup form
a set of web pages with a functionality well suited for collaborative text-based content creation
a commercial offering of a wiki
in an OAGi / IOF context, it's "the wiki"
a companion application to Jira (supports single sign-on)
Confluence’s top-level organizational unit
a collection of related Confluence (wiki) pages
a space may have permissions assigned to it distinct from other spaces
a project-oriented task-management tool
a companion application to Confluence (supports single sign-on)
may use Jira in IOF later, if the TOB decides to do so
Jira’s top-level organizational unit
a set of related tasks in Jira
every task in Jira must be associated with a project
the company that developed Confluence and Jira, and offers them as services as part of Atlassian Cloud
Atlassian is an Australian company
OAGi / IOF's Atlassian Cloud service includes:
Confluence ("the wiki")
The wiki is composed of spaces.
Spaces are composed of pages
Pages may have child pages
Pages may have file attachments
Jira is composed of projects.
Projects are composed of issues (tasks).
Create/edit, autosave, publish
What happens if I forget to publish, close my browser window, shut down my computer, etc? Do I lose my edits?
No, just go back to the page and go into edit mode.
Confluence autosaves content.
Maybe you’ll lose the last couple of sentences you edited.
Most users cannot permanently delete any published content on pages (only admins can)
So, edit all you want!
Top-right of page
Be careful to distinguish between the page 3-dot menu and the browser’s 3-dot menu!
Following is a list of ways to navigate. These are not a series of steps.
Following is a list of ways to create a page. These are not a series of steps.
Create button on menu bar
Creates page as child of the displayed page
Click + (plus sign) that appears on a page link in the side bar
3-dot menu | Copy
Sometimes it does a good job, and sometimes not
Following is a list of editing topics. These are not a series of steps.
# (pound sign)
To reference someone that is a wiki user, type @ and start typing their name (such as "@Jim Wilson" will show up as @Jim Wilson.
To specify a date, type // (two forward slashes) and a calendar will pop up so you can choose the date.
To edit a date, just click on it.
Adding, deleting, copying, moving rows
Adding, deleting, copying, moving columns
Myriad other features
Review changes between versions of pages
3-dot menu | Page History
Following is a list of ways to share a page. These are not a series of steps.
Get tiny link to a page (preferred)
Method 1: 3-dot menu
3-dot menu | Page Information | Tiny Link
Method 2: Keyboard
Windows: k, Control + C, esc
Control + C
Mac: k, Command + C, esc
Command + C
Copy URL in browser’s address bar
OK for quick reference (like chat window during meeting
Link is broken when page name is changed
Link is broken when page is moved to another space
Export to Word or PDF
3-dot menu | Export
Automatically registered as a “watcher” on a page after
Creating a page
Editing a page
Being named in a page
Commenting on a page
Choose to register as a “watcher”
May control notifications in user profile