Confluence Changelog

New in version 4.3

September 6th, 2012
  • This version introduces a new notification and work action system, called WorkBox, that helps users focus on what needs their attention and act on it faster.
  • It also adds simple personal and team-based tasks that can be added to any Confluence page and simply managed in WorkBox.
  • Everything can be accessed through Confluence's new full, mobile-ready user interface for working with content, people, and tasks on-the-go.

New in version 4.0 (September 20th, 2011)

  • This is one of the most significant updates to Confluence since its initial release in 2004.
  • With a brand new WYSIWYG editor and wide-ranging user interface improvements, this is the most productive and user-friendly version to date.

New in version 3.5 (March 23rd, 2011)

  • Easy, Powerful Connections to Active Directory, LDAP and Crowd
  • Improved JIRA Integration
  • Drag-and-Drop for HTML5 Browsers
  • Autowatch and Improved Notification Settings
  • Sharing Pages and Blog Posts
  • Enhanced Code Macro
  • More Administrative Improvements
  • "What's New" Feature Tour
  • Categories, a New Way of Organising Spaces
  • Embedding Audio and Video with the Multimedia Macro
  • Other Improvements
  • Infrastructure Changes

New in version 3.4 (October 13th, 2010)

  • More keyboard shortcuts were added.
  • Improvements were made to user macros.
  • There's also a new plugin manager.

New in version 3.0 (June 4th, 2009)

  • Confluence 3.0 introduces the Macro Browser, a new way for users of all experience levels to build content-rich pages in seconds. The macro browser exposes the macros in your Confluence site - charts, task lists, photo galleries, RSS feeds and more - through a point-and-click graphical interface.
  • Confluence 3.0 comes bundled with over 80 out-of-the box macros and can be extended with hundreds of other third party plugins like Balsamiq mockups or Gliffy diagrams.
  • The features that improve people discovery include:
  • Hover Profile - hover over a users name wherever it appears in Confluence to view summary profile information, follow the user or click into his complete user profile;
  • Enhanced User Profiles - personal profiles now let users enter personal information like position, department and location while displaying the user's recent activity, current status and people in their network.
  • Redesigned Personal Spaces - Each user's personal space now includes a collapsible side panel that shows detailed profile information such as recent activity, current status and people in their network.
  • The features that improve people connections and relationships include:
  • Status Updates - post a 140-character message to share links, ask questions or simply inform coworkers on what you're working on;
  • Networks - follow other users to add them to your personal network and track their activity throughout your Confluence site;
  • Activity Streams - view an aggregated stream of all the activity recently undertaken by all the users in your network;
  • Customer-Focused Improvements:
  • Upgraded PDF Export - PDF export now produces higher quality output and provides greater control through customized stylesheets, title pages, headers and footers.
  • Major performance improvements - Response times for clustered environments are up to 100% faster while response times for standalone environments are up to 40% faster.

New in version 2.10.0 (December 11th, 2008)

  • This release introduce the new Widget Connector, an easy way to embed multi-media content from all over the Web directly into your page.
  • Add Youtube videos, Flickr slideshows, and Google Gadgets, just to name a few.
  • With the improved Office Connector, you can now view the contents of attached files. Finding all your content is a lot easier.
  • With Quick Navigation, just start typing in the search box and immediately see suggested results.
  • And with 'Did You Mean', Confluence now suggests corrections for misspelled words.