Hi there,

I have 2 questions regarding confluence.

1. when i link to a page there will appear a ? before it why?
so it will look like this ?[Vis:Highscores] instead of [Vis:Highscores]
This only happens after some time so not directly after the page is saved.

2. Is it possible to have the same names for pages like this:

  1. Vis
    1. Salmon
      1. Highscores
    2. Lobster
      1. Highscores

Because when i try this it will say the name already exists. Is there anyway this is possible?

1 answer

There are several approaches to this, IMO the most effective is to use the parent page name in the child page's name, eg:

* Salmon

** Salmon - Highscores

* Lobster

** Lobster - Highscores

Other solutions are to append a number to the duplicated pagename, or use separate spaces for each hierarchy of duplicated pages

OK, strange why cant the url just be


instead of


Then the problem would also be solved

So that is not possible to have the urls like that?

correct, it is not possible to namespace pages in the way that you are suggesting.

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