Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal

Recognition

  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given

Leaderboard

  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Confluence for Public Product Documentation?

We are testing Confluence cloud to use as a tool to create software user documentation and API / technical documentation.  In our quick tests, it looks like you can make a Space public (anonymous access), but it seems to show all of the Confluence nav with the documents.  We just want to show the documents themselves.  Is this possible?

4 answers

Hi @Andy Weeks , 

I'm Shannon from K15t and our Scroll Documents app can help if you're trying to create a public documentation library on Cloud. Here’s a blog post that outlines this solution, with a couple examples of live public sites and libraries to check out.

A great example is ThinkTilt's ProForma documentation. They're using Scroll Documents to author, version, and publish the docs and Refined Spaces for Confluence to style the look and feel.

If you have any questions, we'd be happy to help or show you a demo of the app. Just get in touch with us: hello@k15t.com.

Cheers, 

Shannon (K15t)

Andy,

How and where would you place the documents that you want customers to see?

Victor

We had expected there to be a hosted option, possibly private labeled.  Either:

ourcompany.atlassian.com/docs, or preferably

docs.ourcompany.com

Of course, we could also iFrame them in.

You can restrict the pages and allow certain users ability to view or edit.
https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/page-restrictions-139414.html

We see those options.  They just don't address the issue of not having the docs look like they are in an Atlassian website.

You can change the theme of your site to look differently?

0 votes
Bill Bailey Community Leader Oct 26, 2018

You can do a lot to reskin Confluence BUT you must be on server version to have the ability to restructure that much. Cloud is very restrictive.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Posted in Confluence

What do you think is the most *delightful* Confluence feature? Comment for a prize!

- Create your own custom emoji 🔥 - "Shake for Feedback" on mobile 📱 - An endless supply of GIFs via GIPHY 🤩 Is there anything quite as nice as a pleasant surprise? Comment below with what...

408 views 23 8
Join discussion

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you