Enable and disable project pages

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The project pages feature helps your team keep track of all documentation created in Confluence Cloud. Set up a space in Confluence and link it to your team-managed Jira Software project to help your team easily see and access all project documentation from Jira Software, without having to go to Confluence.

Enable and disable project pages

  1. Navigate to your team-managed software project.

  2. Go to Project Settings Features.

  3. Select the Project pages feature to enable or disable it.

Set up project pages for your Jira Software project

Step 1: Sign up for Confluence

To start creating documentation for your project, you'll need to sign up for Confluence Cloud. You can sign up for a trial from your Jira Software project:

  1. Navigate to your team-managed software project.

  2. In the project menu, select project pages.

  3. Select Create your first page and you'll be prompted to set up a Confluence Cloud trial.

If you sign up for Confluence via project pages, a space will be automatically created and connected to your project for you.

Step 2: Create a Confluence space for your team

Confluence spaces are like Jira projects - they are used to by your team to store information. But while Jira projects store issues, Confluence spaces store pages.

If you signed up to Confluence via project pages, your space should have already been created for you.

To create a new Confluence space from project pages in Jira Software, you’ll need to:

  1. Navigate to your team-managed software project.

  2. In the project menu, select project pages.

  3. Select Connect to Confluence.

  4. Select Create a new space to create a new space that will be automatically connected your Jira Software project.

Step 3: Connect your team's existing Confluence space to your team's Jira project

To connect an existing Confluence space from project pages in Jira Software, you’ll need to:

  1. Navigate to your team-managed software project.

  2. In the project menu, select project pages.

  3. Select Connect to Confluence.

  4. Select a space from the dropdown menu.

  5. Select Connect and your space will be connected to your Jira Software project.

Image of the connect a space dialog box

Create a page

  1. Navigate to your team-managed software project.

  2. In the project menu, select project pages.

  3. Select one of the templates if you want help getting started, or select Blank page to create a page from scratch. Whichever option you select, you'll be taken to Confluence to create your page.

Image of project pages list and buttons
  1. Project pages list: The pages you create in your team's Confluence space will be listed here for easy access.

  2. Templates: Create a new Confluence page with pre-filled content to help you create documentation for your project.

Switch to a different Confluence space

Project pages can only be connected to one space at a time. To change which space project pages is connected to:

  1. Navigate to your team-managed software project.

  2. In the project menu, select project pages.

  3. Select the Connect to different space or page icon (represented by two arrows in the top right), the select Create a new space.

  4. Select a space from the dropdown menu.

  5. Select Connect and your space will be connected to your Jira Software project.

Image highlighting the location of the switch space icon in project pages.
Last modified on May 4, 2021
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