Which formats exactly can I import?


Importing Content into Confluence https://confluence.atlassian.com/conf57/importing-content-into-confluence-701434924.html does not provide detailed information on the formats I can import with the 

Space Tools > Content Tools > Import

functionality. There it does only say "You can use this action to import text files". But which formats exactly can I use? Is XML or HTML possible?

Thank you in advance
and best regards,


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It does cover xml and html in that doc - both are "sort of" answers - xml must be formatted in a way Confluence can read (which pretty much means it has to be Confluence exported xml) and the section "importing web content" talks about html. 

I think you need to look at the last section though, for "importing other content" and then ask us for a bit more help if that's not enough - basically, what exactly are you planning to import?

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The Space tools import is mostly (only?) used for importing previously exported Confluence spaces. If you simply want to create a new page from imported data, you can use ••• -> Import Word Document, or simply open your text or whatever doc, select all, copy, create a new page, title it, hit the Return key and paste.

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Hi there, 

Thank you. i think it is a pity that there is no detailed description for imports available. I believe, we will have to go with copy and past.

Well, if you tell us what format you have, we might be able to help you with a quicker route. There's some details on HTML, Word and Text, and loads on XML, but a lot of what you can do depends on what it is.

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