Sidebar still old - Confluence 5.7.4

We just updated to Confluence 5.7.4 and the sidebar is still shown in the old style (see screenshot) and not the "new" sidebar since 5.0.

We had a test server the last few weeks and there we had the new sidebar. We didn't change any of the settings from the test to the real server.

image2015-5-22 15:3:31.png

3 answers

1 vote

Hello Rebecca,

It seems that you are using the Documentation theme on this space. Can you please double check it under your space Look and Feel? See this if you don't know how to check it.


Let me know if you have any questions.


0 votes

Hi Rebecca, 


In addition to what Eduardo have suggested you, we can see that Confluence is kindly different from the default. For that, can you also validate if you are using any external add-ons to cover the theme? For example, the Brikit Theme, that you can also disable in the Manage Add-ons session. 


PS: If all pages are like that, it's worth to check also for the *Look&Feel* session for Confluence Administrator Console. 


Hope it helps you!!



Giuliano T.

Atlassian Support

Hi Eduardo, hi Giuliano,

Many thanks for your help. It was the Documentation theme, I set this back to default!

Thinaks for the quick answers!


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Mar 12, 2019 in Confluence

Confluence Admin Certification now $150 for Community Members

More and more people are building their careers with Atlassian, and we want you to be at the front of this wave! Important Dates Start the Certification Prep Course by 2 April 2019 Take your e...

1,498 views 4 13
Read article

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