Global Templates

In the Global configuration, you’re able to create new template which will be available for users to use it as a macro on their Confluence pages. After installation, only one template is available - the example named Getting started.
If you create templates under space configuration, they’re also listed on the global configuration. You can edit them, but you can’t change visibility to another spaces. This parameter can’t be modify.

How to create a global template?


For all of the following procedures, you must be logged in as a user with the Confluence Administrator global permission.
  1. 1.
    Log in to your Confluence instance.
  2. 2.
    Choose cog icon ⚙️ (Settings).
  3. 3.
    Select Content Template Macro.
  4. 4.
    Click Add new template.
  5. 5.
    Configure template settings by editing the following fields:
    1. 1.
      Template name: Type the name of your template which help users to identify the content of it quickly (for example: Company footer). This field is required.
    2. 2.
      Description: Type a short description of your template.
    3. 3.
      Limit availability to the following spaces: Select Confluence spaces where created template will be available to use. For easier, you can click Select All. If you leave this field empty, this template is not available to anyone.
  6. 6.
    Type the content of this template. You can select beetween Classic editor and HTML editor.
  7. 7.
    Click Save to save the template.


New template has been added to the list. You can edit it by clicking Edit on the particular template. To remove one, click Delete.
Changes which are made during Edit mode will affect on all macros which have been added to the pages.
Deleting a template clears the macro content on published Confluence pages.