Editor Issue with Internet Explorer 9


Many of our wiki users have been trying to add or edit content but their changes aren't being saved when they use IE9. Is our current version of Confluence incompatible with IE9? Or is IE9 incompatible with Confluence?

The workaround I've been advising for our users is to click the Compability View button in IE9 (you have to click it twice).

Will Confluence be modified to work properly in IE9? I know an upgrade to the latest versions of Confluence won't help this issue as I've read other incompatibility issues regarding IE9.

Thank you,


2 answers

0 vote


As discussed in your support ticket, IE 9 is only supported for Confluence 4.0+. Editing should work fine in that, or you can try using Google Chrome Frame.

Having said that, this is the first I've heard of IE 9 not being able to save at all, so I'd recommend checking for any Confluence plugins, layout changes or browser extensions that could be interfering.

Simmilar issue here.

With IE8 or IE9 (Confluence 4.3.1) no "Save, Preview" etc button available.

Workaround: zoom out.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Maarten Cautreels
Posted Thursday in Off-topic

Friday Fun: What's your favourite beer/drink

As a Belgian, beer-lover and home brewer, beer is one of my great passions. I love the fact that with just a few ingredients (usually just water, hop and malt) you can create so many different tastes...

285 views 38 9
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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot