Page Approval for Confluence Feature Differences
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Minimum migratable Version : 5.1.14
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Creating an approval request
Page Approval macro is used to create an approval request. The macro has to be created on the page to use the page approval functionality.
The status panel is used to create an approval request. The status panel appears by default on all pages, no macro is required. Page approval has to be enabled by the administrator for the space.
Tracking page approvals and acknowledgment reports
Page Approval Report macro is used to keep track of approval requests. The macro has to be created on a page to track pages with the approval status.
Page Acknowledgement Report macro is used to keep track of acknowledgments. The macro has to be created on a page to track the acknowledgment status of the pages.
The approval requests are tracked in the Page Approval Dashboard. This is accessible from Apps > Approval Dashboard. No macro creation is required. Currently, page acknowledgment status is not recorded in the Approval Dashboard.
Create approval templates for space
Page Approval templates allow you to create an approval template with a preset list of approvers and acknowledgers.
Page Approval Space Settings
Configure the Page Approval Space Settings to control the Page Approval settings on an individual space level. The following are the settings that can be configured:
The Page Approval application is enabled on a space level. The following are the settings that can be configured:
Page Approval Global Settings
Configure the Page Approval Global Settings to control the Page Approval settings on a global level. The following are the settings that can be configured:
Integration with other macros
Confluence server supports nested macros which means this application’s macros can easily be nested and integrated with other Confluence macros.
The Page Approval macro is not used to start the approval process, thus it is not possible to have nested macros. A status panel is used instead.
Action logs of the approval request process are recorded in the comment section of the page.
Action logs of each approval request iteration are on the same page.
Macro Differences Overview
This table signifies the difference between Server/Data Center app and the Cloud version.
Adds the page approval functionality to a page.
There are no macros in the Cloud version. Instead, the status panel is used to start approval requests, and the Approval Dashboard is used to view the page approval records.
Generates a report on the pages using the Page Approval macro.
Generates a report of acknowledgments for all pages where the Page Approval macro is used.