Page tree
Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata


Since Microblog 2.5 you can select which users can create and reply to microposts.

How to access the permission configuration?

Navigate to Confluence administration > Microblog > Permissions.


Alternatively, click on the settings button in your Linchpin header, then click on the Microblog link. Then choose the Permissions tab.



Permissions configuration

As an administrator, you can choose which users can post or reply inside the Microblog.

Under Permission type you can select the user permissions needed to reply to microposts and to create new microposts.



To choose a permission type, click on the button with two arrows. This will open a drop-down menu.

You can choose between following options:

Add pages

Only users with permission to add pages to a space will be able to create and reply to microposts. This is the default setting.

Add comments

Only users with permission to add comments to a space will be able to create and reply to microposts.

Add blog posts

Only users with permission to add blog posts to a space will be able to create and reply to microposts.


The setting you choose here will apply to all spaces within your Confluence instance.

Furthermore, it doesn't matter if a permission is granted individually or if the user is part of a group with said permissions.

This content was last updated on 01/15/2020.

This content hasn't been updated in a while. That doesn't have to be a problem. Some of our pages live for years without becoming obsolete. Please click this link if you want us to update this page. Old content can be incorrect, misleading or outdated. Please get in contact with us via a form on this page, our live chat or via email with content@seibert-media.net if you are in doubt, have a question, suggestion, or want changes from us.