Code Macro Administration in confluence

Please help me adding YAML syntax to confluence.

We want to add YAML syntax highlighting to Confluence. referring you the link.

for this i am using "Code Macro Administration" in confluence and adding new language. can u please tell me how can i apply with yaml language..

Error: which i am facing is : 
The following error(s) occurred:
The uploaded language file is not a valid language definition. Consult the application log for further information.


what is the steps and how to i upload file ? confluence version is 5.5

Soni Pandey

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Joe Clark Atlassian Team Apr 06, 2015


That file you are using does not look like it will work.  You need to upload a language file that is compatible with the SyntaxHighlighter open source library (

See my other answer here for more information:

Try uploading a file like this instead:

Kind regards,


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