The Recently Updated macro displays a list of the most recently changed content within Confluence.
Use the Recently Updated macro
To add the Recently Updated macro:
- In the Confluence editor, select > View more
- Find the item to be inserted and select it
- Select Insert
You can also type / onto the page to bring up the same list you'd see by selectingfrom the toolbar.
To edit the Recently Updated macro:
- Select the macro placeholder. The floating toolbar appears.
- Select Edit. The right panel opens.
- Modify the parameters. Your changes are saved as you go.
- Resume editing the page, and the panel closes.
Parameters are options that you can set to control the content or format of the macro output. Where the parameter name used in Confluence storage format or wikimarkup is different to the label used in the browser, it will be listed below in brackets (
Author(s) by username
None specified. That is, display all content
Filter the results by author. The macro will display only the pages etc which were last modified by the author(s) you specify here.
That is, the space which contains the page on which the macro is used
This parameter allows you to filter content by space. The macro will display only the pages etc which belong to the space(s) you specify here.
When specifying a personal space, remember to use the tilde (~) sign in front of the username, such as
None specified i.e. display all content
Filter the results by label. The macro will display only the pages etc which are tagged with the label(s) you specify here.
The labels parameter only applies to the
Width of Table
Specify the width of the macro display, as a percentage of the window width.
Include these Content Types Only
This parameter allows you to filter content by content type. The macro will display only the content of the type you specify here.
To exclude content of a given content type, put a minus sign (-) immediately in front of that content type. For example: If you specify a content type of
Maximum Number of Results
Specify the maximum number of results to be displayed. If this parameter is omitted, then a maximum of 15 results are displayed. The theoretical maximum value that this parameter can accept is 2 to the power of 31, minus 1 (or 2147483647), though this has been limited to 200 in the code, for performance reasons. More details are here.
Choose the appearance of this macro:
Show User Profile Pictures
Determines whether the macro hides or displays the text 'Recently Updated' as a title above the list of content. Only available in wikimarkup and storage format.
Wiki markup example
Wiki markup is only supported in the legacy editor.
Wiki markup is useful when you need to add a macro outside the editor, for example as custom content in the sidebar, header or footer of a space.
Macro body: None.
- The Recently Updated Dashboard macro is similar to this macro, but is intended for display on the Confluence dashboard.