How to remove "Created by ," after using this code?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: How to hide content author name (created by) in a page

The following code added to the Stylesheet removes the author's name, but leaves the text snippet "Created by ," which looks odd.

Q. How do you remove that snippet as well?


#com-atlassian-confluence .page-metadata .author {

1 answer

Hi Frances, 

Just remove the .author to remove all the page metadata. 

#com-atlassian-confluence .page-metadata {

Let me know if I misunderstood the question. 


Hi Maggie,

I have the same problem, I think the issue is that if you add the code to the StyleSheet, your page still displays the phrase 'Created by'.

In other words, you end up with something like:

"Created by , last modified on Feb 05, 2018"

The code insert removes the name, not the Created by phrase.

Ideally, what's left would be "Created on DATE" or "Modified on DATE".

Any thoughts on that?




Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Apr 13, 2018 in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

345 views 20 10
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you