Translate for Confluence – Documentation


Install the Trans­la­te for Confluence add-on direc­t­ly from the Atlassian Mar­ket­place. Read more about instal­ling an add-on.


Collect translations

First you have to enab­le the collec­tion of avail­ab­le trans­la­ti­ons.

  1. Go to the set­tings page wit­hin your Confluence admi­nis­tra­ti­on
  2. Check the opti­on “Enab­le to collect trans­la­ti­ons while users are brow­sing the site.”
  3. And save the set­tings

Add translators

It is pos­si­ble to set users as trans­la­tors. The­se users will be able to edit trans­la­ti­ons.

  1. Go to the set­tings page wit­hin your Confluence admi­nis­tra­ti­on
  2. Insert into the “Trans­la­to­res” field the user names of your trans­la­tors
  3. (It is recom­men­ded enab­le the check­box for “Show in menu”. If enab­led the users will see a link wit­hin Confluence cog menu to the trans­la­ti­ons list.)


All known trans­la­ti­ons are shown on the “Trans­la­ti­ons” sec­tion of the set­tings page.

To trans­la­te:

  1. (Use the search box to find the trans­la­ti­on you want to edit)
  2. Click the row, edit your trans­la­ti­on, save. That’s it.


The Add-On will auto­ma­ti­cal­ly app­ly availa­be trans­la­ti­ons. So you don’t need to do anything.


Can I translate content?

No, this is cur­r­ent­ly not pos­si­ble. But on our road­map though.

A specific text is not found, what can be the reason?

Collec­ting trans­la­ti­ons might be dis­ab­led. Try enab­ling it and rel­oa­ding the spe­ci­fic page.

Or, that text was “hard­coded” and not using the inter­nal loca­li­za­ti­on pro­ces­sor. If this is a text direc­t­ly from Atlassian you may ask Atlassian sup­port for this, if this is a text from a spe­ci­fic add-on, you may ask the add-ons ven­dor.

What can we do for you?

Plea­se pro­vi­de us infor­ma­ti­ons about con­text whe­re the pro­blem occurs. e.g. con­tent tools under space con­fi­gu­ra­ti­on

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