Re: Content Re-Use in Confluence

Subject: Re: Content Re-Use in Confluence
From: Matthew Helmke <matthew -at- matthewhelmke -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:48:00 -0500

I've used Confluence in multiple settings and was about to start writing up
a response. However, I remembered that Atlassian has excellent
documentation on this very topic. Here is the link.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Re-using+Content+in+Technical+Documentation


On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 3:54 PM, David Renn <daverenn08 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I'm a first time poster, but I've been subscribed to this discussion list
> for a few months now. A lot of the discussions that take place on here are
> fun and interesting, so I'm very glad I discovered this group.
>
> My company recently started migrating to Confluence. In recent months,
> several members in our tech writing dept have teamed up to learn Confluence
> and develop standards and best practices for various types of articles and
> knowledge bases. I'm currently tasked with researching opportunities for
> reusing content in Confluence.
>
> So with that being said, would anyone on here have any basic tips or advice
> about content re-use in particular with Confluence, such as re-use best
> practices, what sort of content lends well to re-use, scenarios where
> re-use can be applied, etc.? I greatly appreciate any input.
>
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