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Confluence is Slow - Why?



Looking to understand why Confluence is consistently slow. I know it is not my PC, nor my internet connection.


I also get less than 100% loading half of the time, where I have to press the refresh button 1-2 times to get buttons/options to appear. 


This tool will start losing legitimacy if performance cannot be addressed. Great tool function, poor loading/speed. 


I'd like to know:

(1) if others have this same issue? 

(2) What is Atlassian doing about the performance?

(3) When can we expect resolution. 




Hey Peter, 

What browser are you currently using? I'm using a combination of Chrome and Firefox interchangeably and haven't experienced this issue. I'm currently on a PC with Win 7. 

Do you have any pop up blockers or other active web scanning tools? 


I notice that some sites on my home PC drag when bitdefender has active scanning turned on. 

Hi Meg,


Thanks for replying:

** Win10, Chrome v64.0.3282.186 (64-bit) 


Chrome Extensions: That could potentially cause an issue

- AdBlock

- LastPass


- Win10 installs:

(1) 1-password


is it Ad-Block?

Adblock is such a pain for a lot of sites, I'd try turning that off and checking it out.

Especially when you have a website with a lot of dynamic content, it gets finicky. 

Like Benjamin Trolte likes this




hahahaha, yeahhh... It causes so many problems with so many sites. Hard to believe it has such a huge following. 


I'm so happy this was the problem though, I was bunkering down for a long QA session on this one XD

thanks we can close this and mark it as solved.

Thanks Meg,



I think you have to choose my answer to make it solved. 


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