Learning Confluence Administration

on LinkedIn Learning

This course helps new and experienced Confluence admins understand application capabilities, space settings, and data organization strategies.


Confluence helps all types of organizations collaborate, plan, and store information. In this course, Rachel Wright guides new and experienced Confluence admins through application capabilities, options, data organization strategies, and more. Rachel explains what Confluence is, how it is used, and how to determine which deployment type you have. She shows you how to navigate the admin area, then walks you through important application settings and setting up a test environment. Rachel offers useful tips for managing global and personal spaces, as well as the default space settings, then goes into using blueprints, themes, and templates. She covers best practices for content management and ways to find, share, and protect information. Rachel steps through managing users and groups, then shows you how to extend Confluence by using and vetting apps, creating connections, and creating integrations. She finishes up with resources to help you keep learning.

Course Contents


  • Administration in Confluence
  • Who is this course for
  • What do you need for this course?
  • Important definitions

Using Confluence

  • What is Confluence
  • How is Confluence used
  • Which deployment type do you have
  • Navigating the admin area
  • Important application settings

Setting Up a Test Environment

  • Test environment tips
  • Choose a test environment
  • Create a test environment

Managing Spaces

  • Using global and personal spaces
  • Managing default space permissions

Building a Standard Structure

  • Leveraging blueprints
  • Utilizing themes
  • Using and creating templates

Content Management Best Practices

  • Creating content standards
  • Organizing content
  • Archiving content

Finding, Sharing, and Protecting Information

  • Ways to find content
  • Using advanced search
  • Sharing content
  • Collaborating in real time
  • Restricting content

Managing Users and Groups

  • Types of admin users
  • Managing users
  • Working with groups

Extending Confluence

  • Using and vetting apps
  • Creating connections
  • Creating integrations


  • Additional learning resources

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See all Rachel Wright’s Jira and Confluence Courses on LinkedIn

Additional information



2h 19m