Every time I modify a document or add a document, notification goes to every confluence member in my company.
Is there a way to stop this spamming?
Sorry Milo, I think YOU'RE right. I converted your comment to an Answer. My suggestion is too heavy handed for a simple situation like this.
The reason they are notified is because someone is editing the page and selecting Notify Users, and they are watching the page or space. Whoever is editing the page should be mindful of their notifications. If they don't want to be watching the page, then they can remove their watch or a page editor can remove it for them.
Thanks for your answer on Confluence Cloud.
My problem is I have a space and don't want ANY pages watched as the admin. Unfortunately most of the pages are "watched" now. In theory, there should have a been a space policy on watching pages I could easily set.
I need to quickly find all watched pages for a user and cancel the watch without navigating to every page in the space logged in as each user.
Any great ideas ??
Thanks in advance
Users get notified in Confluence when they are Watching the content. People watch content by choice or by contributing to content.
Please read up on the documentation – Manage Watchers on Confluence Cloud
To remove space watchers,
- Go to the page or blog post for which you want to manage the watchers
- Choose Watch > Manage Watchers
The left-hand column of the 'Manage Watchers' dialog shows the users watching the page or blog post. The right-hand column shows the users watching the space.
- Remove an existing page, post, or space watcher – choose the trash icon next to their name
maybe you take a look at this great plugin - it's for free and we're using it.
Edit: Sorry, no cloud version.
With No-Email-Storm you decide on pagedit if you want to save only or save and notify.
Hope this helps.
It seems with the new "improved" editor (I'm using the cloud version) the spam is mandatory - you can't unselect it anymore...
There IS an option "publish without notifying" in the "..." menu, but I don't know the hotkey for it.
(The hotkey for regular publishing is CTRL-ENTER it seems.)
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