Does Confluence keep track of where a wiki page is used?


3 answers

1 vote

What do you mean by "used"?

1 vote
Steven Behnke Community Champion Aug 15, 2016

You can use the Confluence Page Information to see what outgoing links and incoming referers there are –

I mean it in the industry-standard usage of "where used."  In document management, any given document will have notations of where it is used... that is, the document might be relevant to and referenced from multiple other documents.  For example, if we take Google's Panoramio application that has built-in metadata for each of the millions of photographs mapped to specific locations, and view that metadata, we can bring up a list of what other websites link to that photo – such as, Googlemaps, National Geographic, a National Parks website, a chamber of commerce website... will all be listed if they have a link to that photo.  So the question is, does a given Confluence wiki page "know" where it is referenced (linked) from other wiki pages? 

The reason I'm asking is that we have thousands of documents in hundreds of repositories.  Sometimes those repositories need to be reconfigured or moved.  Is there a mechanism in Confluence that tracks the move?

Ah, you mean "where it has been referred to", not "where used" (because used might mean read by a human, edited, linked from, linked to, read by another system, and so-on).

I'd mark Steven's answer right in that case.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Published 8 hours ago in Confluence

Think you know shares vs. @mentions in Confluence? Take this collab quiz.

To anyone who doubts that Atlassians are a little too obsessed with collaboration, and tools related thereto, let me describe a recent discussion we had (which took place on our internal Confluence, ...

85 views 2 4
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

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

Find a group

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

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you