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Installing Plugins
The plugins featured on this page are not installed out-of-the-box. To install them, please refer to our documentation on installing plugins.

Manage tasks and get everyone involved

With the TaskDock Plugin you can easily assign targeted actions like commenting on content or threads, adding or updating an attachment, editing a page, adding a page, or a general task right from any Confluence page. Seamlessly complete tasks within Confluence by clicking simple action links or by replying to certain emails to comment or upload attachments. Regardless of how you do it, smart follow-up tracks what you complete, so you can focus on doing actions versus managing tasks.

Confluence as an Intranet

Confluence pages are great for collaborating on the agenda for a meeting. Using TaskDock you can make sure that everyone's voice is heard:

  1. Create a new page with suggested agenda items for a upcoming meeting
  2. Add a task to each of the meeting attendees to either comment on the page or edit the page to add their own agenda items
  3. Once the meeting is complete, add another task for the meeting attendees to update their notes from the meeting
Confluence for Documentation

When you create a new page in your documentation space which requires review, you can use the TaskDock plugin to insure it is reviewed by the right people.

  1. Create a new page the is in the draft phase
  2. Add a task for a colleague to comment on the page with any changes that need to be made before the page is ready for publishing
Confluence for Knowledge Management

If you are creating Knowledge Base articles in Confluence you can use the TaskDock plugin to ensure articles are kept up-to-date

  1. Create a new page that will be a new article in the knowledge base
  2. Add a task with a due date 1 month from now for yourself to review the page to ensure it is still a relevant article
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See the documentation - TaskDock Plugin

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Skin and theme your intranet

You have a number of options for completely customising the look and feel of Confluence. Below, we've highlighted the most popular options for skinning Confluence for use as a corporate intranet.

RefinedWiki Original Theme

RefinedWikis Original Theme is a plugin which gives Confluence a whole new design and makes it easier for your company to collaborate and share documents. Watch the video

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Intranet Theme

The Confluence Intranet Theme provides support for hierarchically structured content using menu based navigation, making content much more accessible.

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If you are looking to build your own theme, the Theme Builder plugin allows you to add and customise logo banners, menu-driven navigation, style sheets, footers and more...

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Collaborative web-based diagrams

The Gliffy plugin allows you to easily create professional-quality flowcharts and diagrams, right in your Confluence pages.

At Atlassian, our Human Resources department used this tool to map out our recruitment process. This diagram is embedded in a Confluence page in the team's space where employees involved in the recruitment process can quickly understand what the next step is. For example, what step comes after the initial interview, and who is responsible for that step.

How to add a Diagram to a Confluence page
  1. Hover your cursor over the Add menu on any Confluence page
  2. Select Gliffy Diagram
  3. Enter a name for your diagram
  4. Use the Gliffy Web-based editor to complete your diagram
  5. Once you've completed your diagram, select Save and Close from the File menu in the top-left of the Gliffy editor
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Create mockup diagrams

Ever heard the saying 'a picture is worth a thousand words'? Using the Balsamiq Mockups Plugin you can create and visualise mockups of diagrams for proposed layouts of website content, new features, and much more, right within Confluence.

  • Our Development Team uses Balsamiq to mockup new features for our products. The Balsamiq Mockup below eventuated in the new Image Browser that shipped in Confluence 3.1.
  • Our Marketing Team use Balsamiq to create mockups of pages for our website in Confluence. The mockups are then given to our Web Team to implement.
    How to add a Mockup to an existing page
  1. Hover your cursor over the Add menu on any Confluence page
  2. Select UI Mockup
  3. Use the Balsamiq Web-based editor to complete your mockup
  4. Once you've completed your mockup, select Save and Close from the Mockup menu in the top-left of the Balsamiq editor
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Import Existing Mockups

You can reuse a whole bunch of Mockups that have been contributed by the community.

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Other plugins pre-Installed

Confluence comes with a set of bundled plugins (macros) that you can use right away with the Macro Browser. Learn more.

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More Confluence plugins

There are hundreds of open-source and commercial plugins available for Confluence. Browse them by category on the Atlassian Plugin Exchange.

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