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Sidebar Modifications


We are using the the Confluence cloud platform.

Is there a way to modify the content and layout on a space sidebar with the cloud app?

The only thing I can find related to the sidebar is under the Space Settings -> Sidebar Configuration. The only options are to enable/disable the Overview and Blog.

I was trying to sort the 'Pages' list and rename it from 'Pages to something else.



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Scott_Theus Community Leader Oct 01, 2019

Hi @Mike_Bailoux ,

There are several things you can do to customize the look and feel of Confluence, both at the Space level and the Site level. If you are a site admin you can go into Administration, select Confluence, and adjust the settings. You've already found the Space settings. 

Here is some documentation on what you can do with the side bar:!

Unfortunately, I am not aware of any way to change "Pages" something else, but then again...I've never tried. 


Hey Scott, 

Thanks for the reply. I can't seem to locate the following to be able to edit the sidebar. 

"Choose what content lives in your space sidebar: Hover over the bottom right of the space sidebar, and click on the pencil icon that appears to start customizing your sidebar:"

The only pencil icon I discover, is next to the 'Space Shortcuts' to modify that list.

Is there something that I need to enable in the admin settings, to be able to modify the space sidebar?

BTW, yes I am a site admin


Scott_Theus Community Leader Oct 02, 2019

Hmmm...I don't have that on my sidebar either, and I'm the site admin and the space admin. If I hover over one of the pages it gives me the ability to drag/drop a page to change the order, but that's about it. 

There are a number of requests for Atlassian to give admins more abilities to customize the sidebar, this one looks like the most recent:


Ok, thanks for the feedback. If I hear anything other than what we currently know, I'll let you know

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