We have a Confluence Cloud instance. The instance itself is private. However, we needed ONE page to be accessible for anonymous users. According to Confluence Cloud documentation, the only way to do that (without setting up user permissions and logins) is to create a SEPARATE SPACE > Set it for 'Anonymous' (public) access. Which we did.
But what is happening is: anytime an anonymous user accesses, the DEFAULT HOME page icon at the top left (in every Confluence Cloud instance) is displaying the 'Activity' page of the PUBLIC space set.
So in other words, if you go to the Anonymous / Public page, and happen to click the icon in the top left (default home) which is something most people would probably do, what you get is not the page itself, but the 'Activity' feed of the page. And we want to avoid that.
Here's a screenshot showing the home icon I'm referring to and the 'Activity' and 'Popular' links at top:
Is there a way around this? In searching the community forums, the only solution I have found posted (that works) involved purchasing a 3rd party tool. This one > "Instant Websites For Confluence" (these run off Aws via 3rd party).
This 3rd party tool basically republishes a space in your Confluence instance (separately) for public consumption.
Is there a better option? Or a way to specify that default "Confluence Home" icon at top? It's problematic for us because we have mostly non-technical users that would find this confusing....
Thanks for any support/help/suggests....
One option would be to specify a Custom Site Homepage that'll be used when your Users click on the Home Button, they'll be taken to the Space of your choosing. Please note that this will impact all Users and not just the anonymous ones.
Here’s another edition of “What’s New” this month in Confluence Cloud. Quickly (and more easily) adjust permission settings We know that sometimes the layers of space permissions and page restric...
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