Markdown from URL

I'd love to be able to embed the README.md from my github repos on a confluence page.

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We have an Atlassian Verified plugin, Markdown Render Macro for Confluence for both the server and cloud platforms that supports embedding README's from both Bitbucket, Github or anything with a url into Confluence. You can find it here. We also support:

  • Loading markdown from a url
  • Writing your own markdown
  • Loading markdown from private Github repositories
  • Loading markdown from private Bitbucket repositories

 

Vote for this issue to add this feature to Confluence:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFSERVER-54404

You've got some options smile

There's this polished and paid for plugin: Markdown for Confluence

There's this package: https://www.npmjs.com/package/markdown2confluence

Or there's this Git project: https://github.com/jedi4ever/markdown2confluence

And there are probably others as well.  Caveat: I've not tried any of these so I've no idea which one (if any) works best, but the first link is an Atlassian Verified plugin, which should give you some confidence.

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Sam Hall Community Champion Nov 16, 2016

Hi Scott,

If you are already using the Render Markdown add-on, then you might already know that his supports Github-flavoured Markdown, as shown here.

But are you asking if you can embed directly from an external URL (i.e. Github), without copying and pasting the content?

Sam


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