Confluence page based on template

Confluence user can create a new page from blank page or template. In case any existing page is created from template, I want to know from which template Confluence page is created. Is there any way to know this info?


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Unfortunately, after a page is created from a template every connection with the template will be lost. So you can not know from which template was created.

But it can be a workaround if you add different unique label for every template.

BR, Attila


I agree this would be a good work around.

Hi Attila,


Thank you for your reply. Understood.

You're welcome :) 

I have got an another idea. You can customize (or develop) a custom blueprint for "must known" template. Blueprints are "remember" for their "origin"

Customizing a blueprint is a same simple task like customizing a page template, but create a new blueprint is like "develop an addon" so it needs little deeper knowledge about Confluence

Hi Hisamitsu,

Our Page Tree Creator Add-on provides templates based on normal Confluence pages and we have the following tags, which you can use in the generate page:

__Template_Title__Place the title of the template
__Template_Space__Place the space of the template

Place the version of the template

__Template_Creator__Place the user, which created the template
__Template_last_Modifier__Place the user, which has most recently edited the template
__Template_last_modification_Date__Place the modification date of the template

Try our Live Examples (no registration needed).

Marketplace link: Page Tree Creator.


Hi Stephan,

Thank you for the info.

I have tried PTC and generated a page from PTC button macro.

How can we recognize which template (source page) is used on the generated page?


Hi Hisamitsu,

For example the tag __Template_Title__ gets replace with the concrete template title. Like that you can recognize which template was used to create the page / page tree. Hope this helps.



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