Hot to add macros to a header, footer or sidebar?


I noticed that I can customize the sidebar, header and footer in Confluence 5.10.

I would like to add a livesearch macro in the header, but when I paste this, it is displayed as such:

<ac:structured-macro ac:macro-id="eeede5a3-a0bd-4a99-b7ca-5aa3f5e8043b" ac:name="livesearch" ac:schema-version="1">
<ac:parameter ac:name="spaceKey">
<ri:space ri:space-key="bqc"/>

 Any help with this?



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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Aug 11, 2017

You should be able to get it to work by inputting it in the old wiki markup format:


The alignment might be off because the header is set to be center-aligned, but it should still work. 

I tried that with the Metadata 2 Plugin (, but the stuff is not rendering when I put for example this in the main.vmd file:



Do you have any ideas how to accomplish rendering stuff from the Metadata 2 Plugin in a Velocity file?

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