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Ian Kaplan May 08, 2014

I've been using Confluence for years. But the format has changed. The getting started page says "click create" and add a page. Where is create? This is so annoying and frustrating.

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Ian Kaplan May 09, 2014

I contacted Atlassian and it turns out that there was a bug in my instance. This has been fixed and I now see the Create button at the top of the page. I also see my dashboard as the login page, which I didn't before.

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Jobin Kuruvilla [Go2Group] Community Leader May 08, 2014

There is a 'Create' button on the top navigation bar. Hard to miss that one!

Ian Kaplan May 08, 2014

"Hard to miss". Well, apparently not. I don't see it.

Perhaps the problem is that I am using the administrator account. I don't know.

I do not see a "Create" button.

Fabio's link was helpful. At least I see an example of the Create button, which does not appear in the administrator account.

Jobin Kuruvilla [Go2Group] Community Leader May 09, 2014

Can you check if you have the permissions to add content atleast one space? You can also create a personal space and see if the button appears after that.

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Fabio Racobaldo [Herzum] Community Leader May 08, 2014

Hello Ian,

please take a look here to easily find "create" button https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Creating+Content

Hope this helps,

Fabio

Ian Kaplan May 09, 2014

Thanks, Fabio. This is helpful. I still don't understand why I don't see the button. Perhaps this is because I'm editing from the Administrator account and I need to create a user account for myself and edit from there. But I don't see this button in the mode that I'm in. Yet I can edit pages. I just can't add a child page.

Fabio Racobaldo [Herzum] Community Leader May 09, 2014

Hi Ian,

probably you haven't grant to add pages. Please take a look here https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Space+Permissions+Overview.

Your user should have add permission otherwise you can't view the create button.

Regards,

Fabio

Ian Kaplan May 09, 2014

I think that this may be a misunderstanding of the structure on my part.

On the main page, which is apparently the parent of all of the spaces, I've been wanting to add a sub-page. But I think that what it wants is for me to add a sub-space (at least at this level).

I suspect that part of the disconnect is that Confluence has evolved into an enterprise application. What I really want to do with it is document the project that I'm working on. I am not at the enterprise level let. So I just want a main page and a bunch of sub-pages.

I did check my space permissions and I do have permission to add pages.

Anyway, thanks for your patient answers.

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