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Can you make Parent / Child Templates?

Dan Allenby February 14, 2024

Can you make a templated page on Confluence a parent page and link another templated page as a child page?

I want to set it so if I choose the parent templated page all of the child pages are created swell.

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Andy Gladstone
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February 14, 2024

@Dan Allenby this behavior is currently not supported in Confluence Cloud. Each page creation activity is viewed as a single activity and is not tied to the specific parent page or space it is in. 

Dan Allenby February 14, 2024

Thanks @Andy Gladstone .  Appreciate the quick response.

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February 15, 2024

@Dan Allenby A possible workaround

If you have a set of pages that you want to create under every parent page:

  1. Create a separate template for each child page.
  2. On your template for the parent page, add a Create from Template macro for each child page (use Button Text like "Create ABC page" and "Create XYZ page"). See 
  3. On the parent page template, add placeholder text instructing the person who creates the parent page to remove the macros after they create all of the child pages.

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