how to add tabs in confluence page


I am trying to add horizontal tabs within confluence page but am unable to find a macro that can help with that. Any suggestions? 

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Have a look in the marketplace for Navitabs and Composition - both of those add-ons can do it.

They are both paid tools. Is there anything that I can use without paying? 

Not that I'm aware of.

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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Jun 27, 2016

I'm not sure why people don't know about it, but the Spectrum Formatting Macros add-on has tabs and is free.

Thanks a lot. I am going to try this today. 

Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Mar 08, 2018

The Spectrum Formatting Macros app has since changed to a paid model, but the HTML Elements also supports Tabs and is still free.

You can "cheat" with a "dummy tab" mechanism ...

you can consider a tab is just another page

so create a page with a title like "header tabs"  set Restrictions so that everyone can view but only you can edit

Insert an <<Excerpt>> macro

in the <<Excerpt>> place a one-line table with a cell for each "tab"

Now create a page for each "tab"

at the top of each page use the <<Excerpt Include>> macro

Go back to your "header tabs" page

now make the text in each cell a link to the respective pages

.... that is what I have done here ...

a bit of fiddling ... but it works like a tab and it is free to do smile

Dear Rodney, 

Is there guidance as you described above, because I try but it still failed? Thank you.

Rodney's trick does get you quite close.  I think the question here is what you've done that is not working (as this guide does work for me)

Great idea but i am kind of stuck at the 4th step 

when I create a new page and select <<Excerpt include>> macro it takes me to point it to Page containing the excerpt. I am unable to find that page even though the header page is set to view by all. Any suggestions? 



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Dear Support Team, 

We put it in the page content as shown as below: it is not like the result. Please kindly help us about the question, thank you.

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