Some emojis look fine when page is published, but they appear as blue stars when the same page is used in a Live Template macro.


  • Confluence Cloud

  • Scaffolding

Diagnostics Steps

Not applicable.



This is caused by an issue in Confluence which is affecting Scaffolding and a number of other apps.


Stop using Confluence editor emojis and use the built-in emojis found in many OSes:

  1. In Windows 10: Use the emoji keyboard - press the Windows logo key + . (period). The emoji keyboard will appear.

  2. In Mac OS: Use the character viewer.


Currently tracked by bug CONFCLOUD-69848 by Atlassian. No timeline has been provided for fixing this bug, see further discussion here.