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Sphinx extension to output Atlassian Confluence Wiki files and publish to Confluence Servers.

Project Description

Sphinx extension to build Confluence Wiki markup formatted files and optionally publish them to a Confluence server.


If publishing:


The recommended method to installing this extension is using pip:

pip install sphinxcontrib-confluencebuilder

For a more in-depth installation information, see also:

Atlassian Confluence Builder for Sphinx - Installation


  • Set the builder sphinxcontrib.confluencebuilder in the as an extension in
extensions = ['sphinxcontrib.confluencebuilder']
  • Run sphinx-build with the builder confluence:
sphinx-build -b confluence _build/confluence -E -a
python -m sphinx -b confluence . _build/confluence -E -a

For more information on the usage of this extension, see also:

Atlassian Confluence Builder for Sphinx - Tutorial


The following is an example of simple configuration for Confluence generation and publishing:

extensions = ['sphinxcontrib.confluencebuilder']
confluence_publish = True
confluence_space_name = 'TEST'
confluence_parent_page = 'Documentation'
confluence_server_url = ''
confluence_server_user = 'username'
confluence_server_pass = 'password'

For a complete list of configuration changes, see also:

Atlassian Confluence Builder for Sphinx - Configuration


The set of example documents used to assist in validation/testing can be found here:

The active and older versions of published validation documents can be found here:

Atlassian Confluence Builder for Sphinx - Online Demo on Confluence Cloud

Supported Markup

  • Bulleted Lists
  • Citations
  • Code Blocks
  • Definitions
  • Enumerated Lists
  • Footnotes
  • Headings
  • Hyperlinks
  • Indentations
  • Inline Blocks/Literals
  • Paragraphs
  • Tables
  • TOC Tree
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