Versioning Spaces in Confluence

We're currently trialing Confluence and would like to know how we can 'version' a space, much the same as the confluence system your site uses. For example, we're creating technical document for a product. We release the product eg version 2.0. We therefore need to version the help for that version. How can we do this in Confluence?

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Confluence doesn't really have the concept of versioning a space. The best way to acomplish this is to use the Copy Space plugin (https://plugins.atlassian.com/plugin/details/212) to create a copy of the space, including the version number in the space name and space key, and setting permissions to read-only.

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Confluence doesn't really have the concept of versioning a space. The best way to do this is use the Copy Space plugin (https://plugins.atlassian.com/plugin/details/212) to create a copy of the space, including the version number in the space name and space key, and making the space read only.

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I would agree with Mitch that the best approach is to use the Copy Space plugin. You may also want to have a look at http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Developing+Technical+Documentation+on+Confluence+Wiki and
http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Managing+the+Life+Cycle+of+your+Technical+Documentation which walks through using Confluence for technical documentation for specific releases of your product.

Andrew.

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