What is ConfiForms and how to start with it

This is a placeholder question/answer for ConfiForms add-on for Confluence on Atlassian Answers


ConfiForms helps you to create custom data entry forms and workflows in Confluence. 

Easiest and fastest way to start with it is to watch this video: http://wiki.vertuna.com/display/CONFIFORMS/Creating+a+simple+form

Also, this page helps to understand the basic concept used in ConfiForms - separation of form definitions from data presentations. And shows multiple ways how you can show the stored data to your users: http://wiki.vertuna.com/display/CONFIFORMS/Multiple+ways+to+show+your+form+data





3 answers

This widget could not be displayed.

Is this a free plugin for Confluence?

Hi, plugin is free for Open Source and Non Profit orgs For commercial use it is a paid plugin, Take a look at Marketplace listing https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.vertuna.confluence.plugins.confiforms/server/overview

This widget could not be displayed.

An article about ConfiForms on Atlassian blogs - 6 simple HR forms you can use in Confluence

And this is just one area where you can use ConfiForms. The possibilities are really endless, you can build your very own dynamic forms for any business purpose you may have. 

Give it a try, available on Atlassian marketplace, https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.vertuna.confluence.plugins.confiforms/server/overview

This widget could not be displayed.

Hi @Alex Medved [ConfiForms]

It' really a nice plugin. I have a feature request if possible.
When I use Calendar View and double click on a date, my date picker field on form get that specific date as default value. Is it possible now?

@Alex Medved [ConfiForms]

Could you help me about using this functionality:

I need to restrict editing to confluence-administrators users and I use this in hide control of edit macro:

but it dosen't work.

Thank you fo your feature request, we will look into extending the CalendarView to implement this functionality.


As for your second question - the correct expression filter would be 


Hi Alex

Thanks for your fast responce.

This doesn't work for me.
I need to restrict edit control to current user if

1- his/her name picked in a single user picker


2- belong to confluence-administrator group.

I use this expression 

  • !myuserpickerfieldname:[entry._user] OR _user.userInSecurityGroup(confluence-administrators):true

in Hide controls when stored data (for given record) matches this criteria field

and this

  • myuserpickerfieldname:[entry._user] OR _user.userInSecurityGroup(confluence-administrators):true

in Visible only to groups/users field in ‘Edit Controls for ConfiForms’ Macro and no one work.


Could you correct my expression?

The requirements you put should be implemented differently.  As you are missing one core concept in ConfiForms - record ownership.


Each record in ConfiForms has a metadata field called "ownedBy" to hold the owner of the record. See ConfiForms Documentation

You shall have this field updated with ConfiForms IFTTT on create/ on update events with the value from your "myuserpickerfieldname" field

This will ensure the record is only editable by this person

Additionally, you need to set restrictions on the page with ConfiForms to be editable only by your "confluence-administrators" group

This way, you will ensure who are the form administrators and form administrators could edit any record within the form

See also Confluence page permissions and ConfiForms

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Monday in Confluence

Why start from scratch? Introducing four new templates for Confluence Cloud

Hi my Community friends!  For those who don't know me, I'm a product marketer on the Confluence Cloud team - nice to meet you! For those of you who do, you know that I've been all up in your Co...

363 views 2 5
Join discussion

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