Formatting content

Confluence pages are written in a simple markup language based on Textile. By using this simple markup, Confluence makes it easy for your team to create and share content together.


Here is a short example of some typical markup:

Confluence Markup

Titles can be easily built using

h3. Confluence Markup

Text

Text can be emphasised, bolded, cited, deleted, inserted, used as superscript or as subscript, monospaced, used as %a span%, given in bq. blockquotes.

Text can be _emphasised_, *bolded*, ??cited??, -deleted-, +inserted+, used as ^superscript^ or as ~subscript~, {{monospaced}}, used as %a span%, given in bq. blockquotes.

Colour

You can specify a colour simply by typing the name of the colour into the 'color' macro: blue, orange,
green, red, purple, etc.

or you can specify a RGB value in hexadecimal.

You can specify a colour simply by typing the name of the colour into the 'color' macro: {color:blue}blue{color}, {color:orange}orange{color},
{color:green}green{color}, {color:red}red{color}, {color:purple}purple{color}, etc.

or you can specify a RGB value in {color:#33cccc}hexadecimal{color}.

Lists

Lists can be bulleted or ordered by number:

  • Kinds of Markup
    • Text Effects
    • Headings
    • Text Breaks
    • Links
    • Other
  • Kinds of Markup
    1. Text Effects
    2. Headings
    3. Text Breaks
    4. Links
    5. Other
* Kinds of Markup
** Text Effects
** Headings
** Text Breaks
** Links
** Other

* Kinds of Markup
*# Text Effects
*# Headings
*# Text Breaks
*# Links
*# Other

Tables

Use the pipe character to build tables quickly:

Name

Office

Alice

01

Bob

23

Cathy

45

||  Name  || Office ||
|  Alice  |   01    |
|   Bob   |   23    |
|  Cathy  |   45    |

Confluence Markup is easy to learn and quick to use. At left you will find a quick overview of markup, but not a comprehensive one. It is enough to get you started. For further details, please visit the online documentation for Confluence Markup.

For those who prefer it, Confluence also provides a WYSIWYG editor

:check_mark: When editing in Wiki Markup mode, look at the full notational guide on the lower right-hand side of the page for quick tips on how to insert headings, lists, tables, and so on.