How to get to Space Tools when command is missing from the sidebar?

In Confluence 5.1, I switched a space to use the Documentation Theme, but that made the Space Tools and Configure Sidebar commands disappear from the sidebar. How can I get to those pages?

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Mirek Community Champion Jun 25, 2013

Hi Robert,

If you switched to Documentation Theme then you should see a Browse button next to the Spaces and People on the top navigation bar. In this menu you should see an option "Space Admin".

If you do not see it in the menu from some reason you can always use below URL to go to the space admin directly:


I hope that will help.

Best Regards,


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