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This page collects various articles that demonstrate how to use Better Content Archiving for Confluence Data Center for the best results. Most reads are about 5 minutes.

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The articles in this section include useful guides for frequent use cases, case studies contributed by power-users, integration how-to's, and practical tips to solve concrete business problems.

4 major flaws in managing your intranet content in Confluence

Using Confluence can be a daunting task sometimes, especially when hundreds are creating content each day. We all know that Confluence has some industry leading advanteges and features, then how come that sometimes just finding relevant information ("I had it last month right here, where did it go??") seems a heroic act. Take a breath and read our guide on how to bring back the confidence and joy into working with Confluence content.

How to archive a Confluence page and space

Confluence has proven to be a leader in its category, but if hundreds or thousands use it in an organization, the experience starts to depend on their attitude a lot. If Confluence drives you mad now and again with the growing amount of outdated content, then you are at the right place. Read this blog post about what you can do to keep Confluence free from stale and outdated content.

How to clean Confluence from old content

There are two lines of thinking about cleaning Confluence from old content: the one that says it's too early to think about, and the one that wishes they had thought about it earlier. Be smarter and start cleaning your Confluence today using automatic Content Lifecycle Management.

How to archive a Confluence space

Archiving a Confluence space is a basic feature in Confluence but it's often too rudimentary for your goals. If you are building a content lifecycle management strategy, you typically don't archive whole spaces. Read on to learn more about Confluence space archiving and how you can create your Confluence content lifecycle management strategy with Better Content Archiving.

How to archive a page in Confluence

Archiving a Confluence page is a key element of a Confluence content lifecycle management strategy. Read on to understand your options for page archiving in the different Confluence deployment types. Don't stop there: continue reading in the topic and learn how you can create your Confluence content lifecycle management strategy with Better Content Archiving.

The Master Guide to Confluence content lifecycle management

The article provides a clear and detailed explanation of what Confluence content lifecycle management is and how it can benefit organizations of different sizes. It also offers practical suggestions for implementing content lifecycle management rules and workflows and making the case for them to management. Get inspiring arguments that help you explain to managers how a well-functioning Confluence is connected to business results. Use the calculations to illustrate the cost of bad quality Confluence search results and build a business case for Confluence content lifecycle management.

Tracking page views on Scroll Viewport managed sites with Better Content Archiving

Scroll Viewport is a popular Confuence app from K15t. It is used to turn Confluence content into professional, neat, and yet simple websites. By following the guidance in K15t's new knowledge base article, you can implement Better Content Archiving's page view tracking mechanism also for Scroll Viewport managed web pages.

External articles

In this section you can find articles written by Atlassian Solution Partner teams, using their unique knowledge, eventually in their native language. These are hosted at the partner's own website.

An end to Confluence data dumping grounds

(by Atlassian)

How to clean up old content in Confluence is not something teams focus on when introducing Confluence. The huge number of abandoned pages and inaccurate contents only grow on them when the problem is impairing users' productivity and cluttering the Confluence interface. Get ahead of the inevitable and start automatically clearing your Confluence spaces. How? Read on the Atlassian Blog about how to get started with content lifecycle rules and keep Confluence from becoming a data dump.

Moving to Confluence Data Center is a job only half-done

(at Seibert Media)

Growth introduces new kinds of inevitable challenges in every business. As an organization grows, the meaning of "business as usual" evolves. Processes and methods change, disrupting everyday life for teams across departments. First in line for change are the most basic internal practices – like content collaboration in Confluence. Handle this change professionally and help your team remain productive with these bits of advice and tools.

Confluence Data Center braucht eine Archivierungslösung

(by Seibert Media)

Mit Wachstum gehen in jedem Unternehmen unausweichliche neue Herausforderungen einher. Wenn eine Organisation wächst, verändert sich die Bedeutung von Business as usual. Prozesse und Methoden ändern sich ebenso wie die tägliche Arbeit in den Teams. Ganz zuerst sind die ganz normalen internen Praktiken von solchen Veränderungen betroffen – wie die Zusammenarbeit an Inhalten in Confluence.

Content lifecycle management in large Confluence instances

(by Seibert Media)

If a Confluence instance is growing steadily in your company, challenges concerning content quality are bound to arise. Pages that may need to be updated daily become outdated quickly, giving rise to a great amount of obsolete information. This is where the Midori Archiving Plugin comes into play. In a webinar with co-host Levente Szabo from Midori, we discuss how this solution improves the quality of Confluence. Watch the webinar to learn what options and possibilities are available for systematic content lifecycle management processes.

Content-Lifecycle-Management in großen Confluence-Instanzen

(by Seibert Media)

Wenn Confluence im Unternehmen stark wächst, folgen fast unvermeidlich Herausforderungen hinsichtlich der Content-Qualität. Tagesaktuelle Seiten sind schnell veraltet, es entstehen vielerlei obsolete Informationen und auch Redundanzen, das Auffinden der richtigen Inhalte wird schwieriger. Hier kommt das Archiving Plugin von Midori ins Spiel. Wie diese Lösung die inhaltliche Qualität von Confluence verbessern will, welche Optionen und Möglichkeiten ein systematisches Content-Lifecycle-Management Unternehmen eröffnet

気になるアドオン(Apps)シリーズ:Better Content Archiving for Confluence

(by Ricksoft)

今回は、「Better Content Archiving for Confluence」というアドオン(Apps)の紹介です。 しばらくConfluenceを使っていると、スペース数、ページ数、添付ファイル数などなどコンテンツがさらに大きくなって行きますよね。 社内向けの情報や社外向けの情報を記載したConfluenceのコンテンツは、会社の事業が進むにつれて情報がどんどん変わって行きます。

Use case: eazyBI & Better Content Archiving for Confluence

(at demicon)

Ein Großteil der 19.000 Mitarbeiter der norwegische Arbeits- und Sozialverwaltung (kurz NAV) nutzt Confluence für ihre tägliche Arbeit. Laut Bian Wu, Entwickler und Atlassian-Consultant bei NAV, tracken sie für wertvolle Insights aber auch ihre Confluence-Nutzung und verwalten die Ressourcen dynamisch.

Better Content Archiving Produktübersicht

(by Seibert Media)

Implementieren Sie Content-Lifecycle-Management in Atlassian Confluence, sodass Sie die Aktualität, die Validität und die Qualität Ihrer Informationen kontrollieren können. Automatische Gesundheitschecks für Inhalte, Archivierung und Benachrichtigungen sorgen dafür, dass auch größte Confluence-Instanzen aufgeräumt und frei von inhaltlichen Altlasten sind.

Archiving and retention policies

(by Jonas Lindström)

This article is part of a series that focuses on the difficulty of managing content in Confluence and offers improvement suggestions through constructive criticism. This time I will talk about keeping content up to date, i.e. archiving, retention policies, automatic notifications, etc.

Better Content Archiving - First look

(by Fabio Genovese)

In questo post andremo ad esaminare un nuovo addon per Confluence, che ci riserva delle belle sorprese. L’addon esegue delle analisi sul contenuto del nostro Confluence e ci permette di identificare tutte quelle situazioni, quali pagine non usate, expired e quanto altro. Vengono messi a disposizione una serie di pagine di controllo in cui sono fornite queste informazioni, come mostrato di seguito!

Introduction to Better Content Archiving, Part 1

(by Fabio Genovese)

In questo post andremo ad testare un nuovo addon per Confluence, che ci riserva delle belle sorprese. Partiamo come sempre dalla installazione. Andiamo a cercare, dalla maschera di ricerca il nostro addon!

Introduction to Better Content Archiving, Part 2

(by Fabio Genovese)

Dove eravamo rimasti? Avevamo concluso la spiegazione della configurazione. Passiamo adesso alla fase di test dell’addon. Passiamo adesso al test vero e proprio dell’addon!