Duplicate site names possible?

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Is there a setting to allow duplicate site names, by permalink url or something like that?

BR

Björn

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The Scroll Versions plugin https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.k15t.scroll.scroll-versions allows duplicate page names within a Space by using permalinks, but it is a paid plugin.

I think you can have duplicate space names, provided the space key is different.

As for pages, then within a space these must be uniquely named as Nic suggests.

Ooops, thanks CharlesH, yes, I should have said that pages have to be uniquely named *within a space*. You can have lots of pages called FRED in your confluence, as long as each one is in a different space.

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By "site", do you mean "Confluence space"? If so, then no. You can create links and redirects that all point to one place, but you cannot have duplicate space names. How would a browser know which one you meant if you had two?

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By "site", do you mean "Confluence space"? If so, then no. You can create links and redirects that all point to one place, but you cannot have duplicate space names. How would a browser know which one you meant if you had two?

Ok, but the answer is the same - no, because you could not know which page to serve up if there are two with the same name.

I mean page names.

The (rubbish) workaround is to add a trailing space to the title...

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