Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
4,299,466
Community Members
 
Community Events
165
Community Groups

Is there a way to disable the News Link in the Global Navigation for Anonymous users?

Hi and and first of all thank you for creating this app!
I am using it in the Lite version for now and I have the following behaviour which I don't know how to correct:

Context and what I did:
- Confluence instance is accessible to Anonymous users
- I added and featured blogposts,  thus publishing them the "News"
- in the app Configuration I disabled the Confluence global navigation link

What I expected this will trigger:
- disable the link to "News" in global navigation for all users

Actual result:
- link was disabled for logged in users 
- link was not disabled for anonymous users. no content was displayed though (so that's good :), fits my use case )

So, the question is, if there is a way to disable the link in the navigation for Anonymous users as well? I do still need to keep the instance Public because of other spaces, but I need to keep the "News" part internal. And having the menu item in the navigation may confuse users who might expect to receive content there.

Thanks a lot!

Otilia

2 answers

0 votes
James Dellow Community Leader May 11, 2022

I've deployed a work around, however, Atlassian support have now logged a bug report on the cause of this.

If you are interested in the technical detail, see:

https://ecosystem.atlassian.net/browse/AC-2554

0 votes
James Dellow Community Leader Apr 28, 2022

Hi @Otilia Ciuhat - I'm the developer of the News Board apps.

Thanks for raising this - I would expect that when you disable the link, it removes this for everyone including anonymous users as well. Leave it with me and I'll investigate.

@Otilia Ciuhat I've confirmed the issue and as result I've logged a support ticket with Atlassian, as the underlying problem is how Confluence is processing a configuration rule to hide the link.

In parallel, I'm also working on an alternative fix, however, this requires some backend and frontend development so may take a few weeks before I can release the update.

James Dellow Community Leader May 08, 2022

@Otilia Ciuhat Atlassian haven't responded to my bug report yet, but in the meantime I've deployed my own work around. Once your version of the app updates to version 1.0.21-AC you should find this issue is resolved.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Apps & Integrations

Marketplace Partner Spotlight: AppLiger

This month the spotlight is on AppLiger. We caught up with Pavel Pavlovsky, CEO and Product Manager, to learn how the company started and what fuels the team's creativity.    Atlassian:...

392 views 0 7
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you