How do I get the share bookmarklet to work? It's essential that my team be able to share links quickly, on Confluence Cloud. I am the admin of the site.
Is your use case consistent with what is being described in this bug report?
In other words, is the space a favorite for your profile? I tested on my Confluence Cloud test instance and could not reproduce the issue, even when my test user had access to only one space and that space was a favorite. However, the bug is in open status so you could be impacted by it.
I am not sure why the bug has not been fixed in a year, it is probably due to a condition covered in our Bug Fixing Policy. If I had to speculate I would say the fact that there is a workaround and not a lot of votes contribute to it's being lower in priority.
I did ping the dev team, and by commenting on the bug you also communicated directly with them as the ticket is in their Jira instance.
I will keep an eye on the bug and this thread and follow up if needed.
@Ann Worley Thank you for the reply. I understand that some workaround exist. Probably there are workarounds for most bugs out there. But, this is a feature aimed primarily at improving usability and hence having to use a work around takes away it's charm. Also, I consider Atlassian to be a great software vendor not simply a good one. So if you ask me, despite the work around the bug is still critical.
had the same issue in german language on the cloud version of confluence. Situation was similar with one space (and on favorites). Removed the space from favorites and the bookmarklet worked as intented and known with on-premise-version.
tested several different space setups and it turns out that at least one space must not be on favorites for the bookmarklet to work. If no "non-favorite" (global) space exists, the bookmarklet pops the error.
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