As you know our Communardo App Metadata for Confluence enables you to master your metadata to ensure consistency, improve usability, and tap into powerful new capabilities.
We introduce you to the latest Metadata for Confluence Cloud field type: “Page link”. With this new release, admins can guide users to select and link various Confluence pages that can be selected as values in the link field.
Where can I use it?
Here’s a look at some examples of the kind of pages that can be linked:
- Use Case #1 Related Projects
Let’s assume you have created a Content Category named Project. You can now add a Metadata field as a Page link and name it Related Projects. Finally, you can link one or more Confluence pages (Related Projects) related to your main Project by adding them as Metadata values in the Page link field type.
- Use Case #2 Documentation and catalogue
This use-case shows you how to easily set up IT-Documentation in Confluence with the Metadata for Confluence app. In this use-case you can create IT documentation Content Categories (Server, Application). With the help of the new field type addition – Page link you can link server pages with its applications and vice versa. What comes with IT documentation is an IT service catalogue, aka a list of technology resources available from the service provider within your organization.
Page link field type – How does it work?
This is how the admin can create the Page link field.
An administrator can guide users through the creation of Confluence content by creating Content Categories and adding Page link field types on them. Page Link fields are used to link existing Confluence Pages. Have a look at a real-life example below:
How to benefit more from the Page Link field?
According to the needs you have, you can create reports of your content by combining different filters on the Report Macro.
- Project Related: A list of projects related to a certain project
- IT-Documentation: A list of all applications that run on a certain server
- User field type
- Date field type
Try Metadata for Confluence and enjoy all the benefits the new features can bring to your wiki!