What did you changed - Default NOT Notify

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Is it possible to set the "What did you changed - Notify" Checkbox default to NOT NOTIFY?



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Hey there,

You can use the Workaround here: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-25367

Which is essentially to add this to Confluence Admin >> Custom HTML:

<script type="text/javascript">
AJS.toInit(function () {
  AJS.$('#notifyWatchers').attr('checked', false);

Try to add it to either "At end of the HEAD", or "At end of the BODY", as different versions of Confluence will treat JS differently


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Do you mean the language, or the default setting?

I mean the default setting, so that i have to fill the checkbox, if i updated something very important for all users.

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Ok, you can make a change in the system default user profile.

However, that won't change what you send out. The "do not notify me" only applies to YOUR account. Changing it won't affect what anyone else receives.


sorry, I'm confused. Can you clarify what you've said and how that relates to the code from Foogie please? Cheers.

Here's a Chrome extension that individual users can add if they're using Chrome (this only works for the person who uses it, it's not universal across Confluence):


// ==UserScript==
// @name disable_notify
// @namespace your_name
// @description Disables the notify watchers by default
// @include https://<your url here>/pages/editpage*
// ==/UserScript==

var e = document.getElementById("notifyWatchers");
e.checked = false;


Note that you have to use the URL of a page that appears when the page is in EDIT mode. Then you have to remove the page ID and replace everything after editpage with an asterisk.

Save the file as: <file name of your choice>.user.js file

When you've done that drag it into the Extensions area (under Tools).

I'm now trying to get a developer to write something that will post a warning when someone who is using this saves a page. The message will say something like: Do you want to notify anyone of your changes? If they select Yes, then the message will disappear and they user can select the Notify tick box.

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