Use Cases - Metadata for Confluence Cloud

Metadata for Confluence Cloud enables you to create an organised, well-structured wiki that is easy to use and even easier to manage. Gone are the days of content chaos and headaches from cleaning up tags or reorganising spaces.

Now you can:

  • Maintain a structural space organisation and improve its usability;

  • Enhance content discoverability, regardless of naming conventions;

  • Build a directory based on content from multiple sources;

However, this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the actual benefits of using Metadata for Confluence Cloud.

This section provides a glimpse into some of our most common use cases:

Create a content category for document standardisation

A project manager (and Confluence admin) wants to guide their team in keeping a standard when it comes to the creation of documentation. They also want to avoid any human error from the team members.

The feature used: Create a new Content Category in the administration section.

Display your metadata as a document header

A developer is writing out the release documentation for a new app feature, how exciting! In order for the documentation to be well-structured, it needs a header with all the important information, such as feature name, release version, and release date.

The feature used: Display Metadata Macro.

Create a process report based on employee location

A process manager works for an international automotive company. They are using Confluence Cloud to create and maintain all process documentation. The manager wants to create a process overview page where every employee will see an overview of all info relevant to their location.

The feature used: Metadata Report Macro.