Space template

Hello,

When I create a new documentation space in Confluence, it always creates a "Getting Started" document with child documents.  I've created my own document templates, and would like to setup those templates in a specific tree of my own when I create a documentation space.  How can I accomplish that?

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Sounds like you need to look into Space Blueprints. Space Blueprints are basically one or more templates (including the default Home page) that is autogenerated when the Blueprint is invoked to create a Space.

Appreciate the answer, but that looks terribly difficult. Why does everything useful in Confluence have to involve the command line?

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Hey Eric, 

 

Currently, to have the Space Template created from the scratch (not including the "Getting Started" option) there is no readily function to create a space template in Confluence. However, we are working to implement that through the following feature request (which have a lot of votes!):

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-4538

I'd recommend you not to only vote on it, but, also share your thoughts through comments, so other users and developers can take a look and talk with you.

As this is not something that can be implemented right away, perhaps you would like to use the Confluence CLI add-n (https://bobswift.atlassian.net/wiki/display/CSOAP) to achieve this instead. Below is their documentation regarding this matter:

 

https://bobswift.atlassian.net/wiki/display/CSOAP/How+to+create+pages+from+template+pages

 

Hope it helps you, sir!

 

Regards, 

Giuliano T.

Atlassian Support

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Davin Studer Community Champion Jul 14, 2015

The easiest thing I have found is to create a regular space that you will use as a template. Then use the copy space add-on when you create your new space to copy the template.

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