FAQ's on the Source Editor for Confluence App


This article provides Frequently Asked Questions on the Source Editor for Confluence App..

These FAQs provide a concise overview of the Source Editor's functionality and limitations to answer the user's most common questions.


The Source Editor provides direct access to the underlying storage format of Confluence pages, allowing you to edit the page's content directly in its markup code. It's not a WYSIWYG(what you see is what you get) editor so you won't have buttons for formatting like in the regular Confluence editor.

Yes, the Source Editor is compatible with Confluence Data Center and Server instances.

To see who installed the Source Editor app and when you can check the Audit Log. To do this, search Administration > Audit Log for "Source Editor for Confluence.

The add-on's documentation contains detailed instructions and information:

Source Editor for Confluence.

The Source Editor for Confluence app allows users to edit the source code of Confluence pages directly. However, tracking usage or identifying the users who installed the app within Confluence is not currently supported. Since it's not a macro, the Source Editor is available on all spaces and pages. To edit the Confluence page source, you need to be logged in and have edit permissions for that page.