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"Update" vs "Update & Notify" settings in Confluence

Hi there! We use Confluence Server 6.12.2 at my organization. When users edit a page, at the bottom of the page they have the opportunity to "Update" or "Update & Notify."

"Update" is the highlighted option, as shown in this screenshot below.

A few users have reported not getting updates to pages they are expecting to (and watching) because the page editor had pressed "Update" instead of "Update & Notify."

As such, is there a way to change the highlighted button to "Update & Notify," so that more users are likely to choose that option? Thanks!

 

Screen Shot 2019-01-09 at 4.12.57 PM.png

 

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Hi Andrew.  It sounds like possibly you are using the 'No Email Storm' add-on on your Confluence site? Their buttons use the wording you mention which is different than the vanilla Confluence buttons. If you are using that add-on, you can navigate to the settings page for the add-on, and it lets you select the default button - so you can switch it over to 'Update & Notify'

The settings page is here:  https://yoursitename/admin/plugins/no-email-storm-settings/show-settings.action

Please reply if you are not using any add-ons.  Thanks and Happy New Year! 

Hi Shari,

You're totally right! We do indeed use No Email Storm. Thanks for the quick response. I appreciate the help.

Best,

Andrew

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Ah! Cool, that's totally a better answer than mine. : )

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Thanks for the help, though, Davin! I appreciate the thoughtful and thorough advice.

Hi,

Is there a possibility to implement this on a particular space alone? Don't want to implement it for all spaces in our server instance.

Thanks & Regards,

Janaki

Hi Janaki,

As far as I can tell, you cannot limit the implementation to only a few Spaces. However, you can enable activation of the add-on to specific user groups.

You may want to double check with the Stilt Soft folks to confirm your question about Space activation of the app: https://docs.stiltsoft.com/display/public/doc/Contact+Us

Best,

Andrew

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In Confluence Administration -> Custom HTML. If you put this into the "At end of the BODY" section it will reverse the primary button color.

<script type="text/javascript">
function setUpdateButtonPrimary(){
 setTimeout(function () {
  AJS.$('#rte-button-publish').removeClass('aui-button-primary');
  AJS.$('#save-and-notify').addClass('aui-button-primary');
 }
 , 200);
}

AJS.toInit(function () {
    //Launch if edit button clicked
    AJS.bind('init.rte', function (a, e) {
        AJS.$(e.editor.getWin().parent.document).bind("mode-changed", function () {
            setUpdateButtonPrimary()
        });
        AJS.$(e.editor.getWin().parent.document).bind("iframeAppended", function () {
            setUpdateButtonPrimary()
        });
    });
});
</script>

Got it - thanks Davin! I appreciate the quick help and info here.

Hi @Davin Studer   ,

Thanks for the script. How to implement this script on a particular space alone please ?

In which part of the code should you put the key of the space in question ? 

Regards,

Marina

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