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Confluence markup is easy to learn and quick to use. Below you will find a quick overview of markup, but not a comprehensive one. It is enough to get you started. You can also visit our online documentation for Confluence Markup.

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 creating and share content together.

The best way to learn the markup is just to edit this (or any other) page, and start typing.

(info) When editing, look at the full notational guide on the lower right-hand side of the page for quick tips on how to insert headings, lists (even nested bullet-points), tables, and so on.

Here's a short example of some typical markup:

Confluence Markup

Titles can be easily built using


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

Colors can be employed by simply using the name of the color with the color macro: blue, orange,
green, red, purple, etc..

or, you can specify a RGB value in hexadecimal .


Lists can be built quite quickly and may either be unordered 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


Tables can be quickly built, as in the below:









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