Linking for Confluence Feature Differences

Migration Path

Original Platform

Target Platform

Available App Migration Path

License Migration

Notes/Consideration

Server/DC

Cloud

Migration Path is available

Needed

  • Understand the feature differences (see below) between the application for Confluence server and Confluence cloud.

  • Allocate time for a test migration to understand the steps required to migrate data and complete re-configuration.

  • This guide assumes you have successfully migrated your  Confluence Server data into Confluence Cloud, per  Atlassian's instructions (CCMA).  More Atlassian resources are available here.

Feature Differences


Migration Focus Area

Feature

Platform


Server

Cloud

Versioning/LicenseVersion Support

Minimum migratable Version : 5.4.3

Migrate to Redirection for Confluence using steps at Migration Path
LicenseAvailable through both Atlassian Marketplace and ServiceRocket Marketplace.Available through Atlassian Marketplace only. Monthly subscriptions are the default option, however, discounted annual subscriptions are available upon request to our Atlassian Sales team.

Integration with other macros

Linking macros allows

  • Integration with other macros.
  • Support of nested macros which means Linking macros can easily be nested and integrated with other Confluence native macros or any third-party macros
  • Integration with Scaffolding macro

Linking macros in cloud have the following limitations:

Macro Differences Overview

Server Macros 

Cloud Macros 

Macros availability

  • For macros that are migrated but are unsupported, the following applies:

    • You may see an "unknown macro" where the macros were originally positioned in the documents

  • Find details of each migratable macro below and the differences in terms of behavior once migrated to Cloud

Macro Differences Breakdown

Macro name

Parameters unavailable in Cloud have been marked (error)

Key Differences

Server

Cloud

Add Page 

Supported macro parameters

  • Name
  • Link Text
  • Source
  • Source Type
  • Live Template (error)
  • Prefix
  • Postfix
  • Parent
  • Labels
  • Tip (error)
  • Allow Rename (error)

Supported macro parameters

  • Name
  • Link Text
  • Source
  • Source Type
  • Prefix
  • Postfix
  • Parent
  • Labels


(info) Notes about Cloud migration

  • While functionality is the same, Prefix and Postfix parameters accept different values in server and cloud.
  • You may need to re-write the values for these parameters after migrating to Cloud. Check here for more information about what values that Cloud accepts.

Add Page via Form

Supported macro parameters

  • Link Text
  • Button Text
  • Source
  • Source Type
  • Live Template  (error)
  • Prefix
  • Postfix
  • Parent
  • Labels
  • Tip (error)
  • Allow Rename (error)
  • Name Field Width (error)

Supported macro parameters

  • Link Text
  • Button Text
  • Field hint
  • Source
  • Source Type
  • Prefix
  • Postfix
  • Parent
  • Labels


(info) Notes about Cloud migration

  • While functionality is the same, Prefix and Postfix parameters accept different values in server and cloud.
  • You may need to re-write the values for these parameters after migrating to Cloud. Check here for more information about what values that Cloud accepts.

Incoming Links

Supported macro parameters 

  • Page (error) 
  • Spaces 
  • Display Mode (error) 
  • Separator (error)  
  • Bullet Style 
  • Maximum Results (error)
  • Display Excerpt 
  • Content Types (error)
  • Scope (error)
  • Labels (error)

Supported macro parameters

  • Spaces
  • Bullet Style
  • Display Excerpts

Outgoing Links

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