We use Confluence as a knowledge base that all our users are allowed to edit. However, as the technical writer, I need to be aware when people make changes to a page so I can edit for clarity as needed.
Is there a way to disable the "publish without notifying watchers" button? I don't want everyone making "minor changes" or "quick changes" to our pages without me knowing about it. We have a lot of information in all our spaces, which would make it hard for me to simply look through for recent edits.
Hi @Kat Rule
I know the feeling...
And I have a solution. You could create a page (private page) or like I have done (stick in on the home page for all to see) a Recently Updated Macro. For visibility it is great, everyone gets to see what pages have been updated and for me as head of documentation I can quickly click into a doc to review, comment, update or disable (if the creator forgot to publish without watchers)
Hi @Kat Rule
The macro works regardless of the page being watched or not. Take a new page, which wouldn't be watched it will still appear on that list.
I was going to say, because I stuck it on my front page (left side of the page, middle I have our company blog and right side of the page is a page tree), I set the macro to show 150 results, that way I can always go back a few weeks to see pages I may have worked on. The macro also allows User Profile pictures to be shown, but the setting I had doesn't use up a lot of space.
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