Before you begin: Before exporting to HTML, please check that you have created an export scheme.

To export to HTML:

  1. Open the space you want to export.
  2. Click Tools > Export to HTML.
    The screen Export to HTML is displayed.
  3. Select the export scheme.
  4. If you want to customize the settings, click Customize Settings. For more information about the several fields and check boxes, see .Exporting to HTML v3.3.
  5. Click Start Export.
    A progress bar is displayed showing you the progress of your export.
  6. When the export is done, click Save File in the pop-up.
    The export is saved on your local disk.

You've successfully exported your content to HTML. You can save the settings as new Export Scheme, get the REST URL, or manage your existing Export Schemes.

Explanation of the Export Settings

The following table lists the description of the default settings:

TabCategorieElementDescription
GeneralCreateone HTML file for each Confluence page

Select the file handling of your exported HTML file(s).

 TemplateChoose a template

Select the template you want to use.

 ExportThis page and its children

Acticate this option, if you want to export the page you have clicked the button Export to HTML in, and all the children of this page.

  Only this page

Activate this option, if you just want to export the page you have clicked the button Export to HTML in.

  This page and all children with label ...Activate this option, if you want to export the page you have clicked the button Export to HTML in, and all children with (a) certain label(s).
Enter a space seperated list of labels in the opened field. To exclude certain labels, prepend the ^ character to the label. For example 'admin_guide ^draft' will include pages with label 'admin_guide' but not draft.
Content ProcessingMacrosOutput toc macros

Clear this check box, if you want to exclude all macros creating tables of content from the export.

  Output children macros

Clear this check box, if you want to exclude all macros creating listings of children pages from the export.

  Output section macros as table

Select this check box, if you want to exclude all macros creating listings of children pages from the export.

  Output numberedheadings macrosSelect this check box, if you want to output the numbering of the Numbered Headings macro.
 ImagesExport images with original resolution

Select this check box, if you want to automatically convert thumbnail images to full size images.

 Index TermsConvert Labels to Index TermsSelect this check box, if you want to automatically use the page labels as index terms.
(info) This option is only applied if an index is generated.
 AdvancedMerge single, first heading and page title

Select this check box, if you want to automatically convert the page title to Heading 1. For more information, see How Scroll Handles Headings.


AttachmentsDon't embed attachments / Embed referenced attachmentsIf set to Embed referenced attachments, the attachments referenced on a Confluence page will be included in the generated HTML export.
File Naming File NamingSelect the file naming convention for your exported files.
  Whitespace HandlingSelect the whitespace handling for your exported files.
  Special CharactersSelect the special character handling for your exported files.
  FIle ExtensionsSelect the file extenstion of your exported file.
Ad hoc WorkflowsAd hoc WorkflowsOnly published versionsSelect this check box, if you want to export only pages that have been published with the Ad hoc Workflows plugin.
(info) This option is only active, if workflows are activated for this space.