How to remove or add watchers to a SPACE?

We have folks that have left the company and they are showing up as watchers of a SPACE. We'd like to remove them and add new users.  How do we do that?


Thank you,



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Why do you need to remove them?  Surely you just disable their total User account?

Adding new Watchers is in the hands of the Users - on the home page, or any page, they can click the <<Watch>> icon to select how they watch a space/page

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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Oct 10, 2016

Hi Jesus,

As of Confluence 5.10 you can add/remove space watchers directly in the interface.

For versions before 5.10, it is a little more difficult. I wrote a user macro that you can embed in a page which allows an administrator to remove space watches (and regular watches as well):

When entering, you should set it to viewable only by system administrators (so as not to confuse normal users with an extra macro).

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