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METADATA SPELLBOOK FOR CONFLUENCE WIZARDRY

Get practical tips and best practices for using Metadata for Confluence from real-life use cases.

Assemble Your Product Portfolio in a Flash

For users who simply need an overview of the company’s product portfolio, it’s frus- trating to have to search through every single product page. They would also need to be familiar with the product name or related keywords to find the content. For new team members, the task becomes harder as they lack the basic information to even begin searching.

The solution is to create a directory page with all the relevant information your users may need about the company products. By adding metadata to individual product pages, you can then populate all the information across those pages through addi- tional macros, filtered by the metadata values.

Whether for marketing initiatives or for customer support, product pages with meta- data come in handy whenever you need well-organized information on a product.

Just make sure to set up appropriate metadata sets that your users can fill out every- time they create a new product page. To configure your product metadata sets, simply create a form that is required when a product owner or developer creates a new page, as shown below:

You’ll have predefined fields associated with the product page template, which allows teams to easily identify the critical information about the product.

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