Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
Level
0 / 0 points
Next:
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
Challenges
Leaderboard
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Recognition
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Kudos
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

I need to create a complex page template, what are my options?

I want to create a page template that will store information about missions in our game.

The mission will contain a variable amout of waves, so the user needs to be able to decide how many waves there are, and is then prompted to add the relevant information for each wave.

It seems that the page template system is rather simplistic. Is there a plugin for doing this kind of thing, or can I code it in jquery or something like that?

4 answers

Ed,

Customware has the scaffolding plug-in that is great for complex templates. You can make it a "live template" or "boilerplate" meaning you can maintain/edit the template and pages created from the template are immediatly updated. You can also add the "Create Page" plug-in from Adaptavist to make the page simple to create.

thanks for that but AFAIK that wont work for me because we are using a hosted version of confluence. any other options?

Yes, agree would look at scaffolding. Also, with Confleunce 4.3 you no longer have to create page templates (Including scaffolding templates) with the old wiki markup but you will be able to create a page using the new c4 editor and then simply turn it into a template.

Scaffolding has a "repeating section" macro that sounds like exactly what you want.

cheers.

H

thanks for that but AFAIK that wont work for me because we are using a hosted version of confluence. any other options?

@Ed I am going through exactly the same problem. My company has very impressive, complex deployment plan templates created in Confluence 3.3 with Scaffolding plugin. We are migrating the OnDemand and having to remake our templates.

Atlassian has stated they hope to eventually include popular plugins like Scaffolding, but would not provide an estimated time table.

Update: Still haven't got an answer to this, as Joseph Ramsay states below: "Atlassian has stated they hope to eventually include popular plugins like Scaffolding, but would not provide an estimated time table."

Vote this question up if you are having this problem (not really sure why a perfectly valid, well described problem that a lot of people are having is downvoted to 0)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Confluence Cloud

Confluence Bingo Round 3!

That’s right! Grandma’s back at it again, and this time she’s brought all her friends. In honor of Team '21, this Bingo round is dedicated to all things team-related, and the prizes are no exception....

372 views 12 10
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you