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This page gives an overview of the administration functions available in site and personal spaces. You need to be a space administrator to perform space administration functions.

Space administrators can also add and remove links in the space sidebar. See Configuring a Sidebar.

Administering a space

To view the space tools page:

  1. Go to the space and choose Space tools > Permissions on the sidebar.
  2. The 'Space Permissions' page displays.

The administration options are divided into the following categories.  Some options may not be applicable for personal spaces. 

You can also customise the sidebar, including changing the space logo and adding shortcuts to other spaces - see Configuring a Sidebar for more information. 

Administering a space that uses the Documentation theme

In this theme the standard Confluence sidebar is replaced by a page navigation sidebar.  As a result the layout of the space administration options are slightly different. 

To view the space admin page:

  1. Go to the space you wish to manage.
  2. Choose Browse > Space Admin at the top of the screen.
    Note: The 'Space Admin' option appears only if you are a space administrator for the space or you are a super user (a member of the confluence-administrators group).
  3. The 'Space Details' page displays.

For spaces using the Documentation theme, the administration options are divided into the following categories:


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