Configuring CSS for themes in a hosted instance of Confluence

We are using a hosted instance of Confluence and would like to tweak the design of the documentation theme for our spaces to be more consistent with our corporate branding. Can I do that on my own? The doc shows a way to implement CSS for a theme, but it is for the server version. When I try to view the decorator files using the path names in the doc, I get a set of error messages.

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David Simpson Community Champion Jun 13, 2011

You can quickly and easily try out minor CSS changes to the global theme by browsing to:

Confluence Administration | Look and Feel | Global Stylesheet

-- This would require you to set the Documentation Theme as the default theme in Confluence -- if you want to do that :)

You can change also change the CSS on a per space basis by browsing to:

Space Admin | Look and Feel | Stylesheet

Hi Barbara,

You may use a standalone version of Confluence in order to make your CSS customisation, and when you are happy with the result we can upload the file to your hosted instance. Please note that this option does not apply for an Studio instance.

I hope you find this helpful.

Guilherme Nedel - Atlassian Support

A note on both this comment and the one from @David Simpson - you can only use the css stylesheet for a customisation to the default theme. For the Documentation Theme, you have to make a change to the plugin itself. Check out https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/592/how-do-you-customise-a-bundled-theme

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