I need to copy a Space

Using Confluence v6.0.5, I am tying to find out is there is a way to copy a space. Much the space I want to copy fits another prodict.

I have looked around your community board as well as seaching articles using Google. While there are aticles, they are outdated. So my quesiton is with the release that I have, or one slightly later, is there a way in the current releases to copy or clone a space?

If not I have a lot of work ahead of me.

Thank you in advance for your response.

Jack Wilson
Northwest Software

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Steven Behnke Community Champion Aug 05, 2017

Do you have Confluence Server or Confluence Cloud? If you have Confluence Server you could consider using the copy space add-on: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.confluence.plugin.copyspace/server/overview

The source code is avaliable here: https://bitbucket.org/atlassianlabs/confluence-copy-space-plugin . I know it says Confluence v5 but I just keep updating it for personal use.

Hi Jack,

Out of the box this is not possible in Confluence, but the Add-On Space Admin for Confluence should help you, to handle this issue. 

In addition, it provides more functions, like permission management, as well as search & replace. 
If you have any questions regarding to this, please feel free to contact me directly via email to: n.werle(at)decadis.de

Best regards


Hi Jack,

As Nic wrote, there is no out of the box solution. You could use the Space Tree Creator Add-on to create your spaces based on a template. The user can fill out a form and the space is created accordingly.

Check out the Live Examples (no registration required)

Kind regards,

EPS Software Engineering AG

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