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

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal


  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given


  • 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

Create Confluence page versions manually


I’d like to be able to manually save page versions (vs a new version automatically bring created every time I save, which is the built in functionality), and to select which version a page defaults to when it opens. I’ve tried the Scroll Versions plugin, but it seems to have this functionality for the full space, and not for each page. 

Is there a way to do this on a page level? 

Thanks for your help!


3 answers

1 accepted

0 votes
Answer accepted

No, there's no way to do it on a page level.  Confluence is built to record all changes, and has simple incremental revisions, as that's what most people need.

Scroll versions is probably your best bet, as it can publish fixed versions of spaces while the content continues to evolve.

You might also want to have a look at Comala workflows.  You can apply workflows to pages individually, and have an "authorise/publish" workflow that only exposes the versions you want users to see. 

If, for example, you wrote a new page, edited it a few times and then "authorised" version 4, non editing users would see version 4.  You then carry on editing it, creating versions 5 to 15.  Users would still only see version 4.  Then you authorise 15, and they see 15.

The flaw in this is that last time I used it, the add-on could not obscure all of the history, so as a user of the example above, I could look at the page, jump into the history and use "compare version 15 with version 10" and see all the changes.  A user could reconstruct the full history if they wanted ti.

Thank you so much, Nic! I'll definitely look into Comala to see if the functionality would be helpful for us - it sounds like it might be. 

Hi Esther, 

I'm Shannon from K15t, the vendors of the Scroll Versions app you took a look at. You're correct, Scroll Versions applies versioning to the entire space and not individual pages. 

But our Scroll Documents app does allow you to save page versions manually. All you have to do is define a page or a page tree as a document and then you can manually save a version or snapshot at any point in time. Depending on your workflow, you can choose to base these versions on the current version of the document or any of the other versions you've created. Here's a tutorial on how the versioning feature works

If you have any questions, we're happy to help or show you a demo. Just get in touch with us:


Shannon (K15t)

Hi @Esther Finkelstein

We have released a plugin namely 'QC Documents for Confluence Cloud' that enables to create revision numbers for your pages

You can find a tutorial here .

More information you may find here . The plugin is only available for the Confluence Cloud. 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
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