To make the Confluence content in a viewport unique, themes define how your content is presented as a website.


To provide the most flexibility to teams, there are two different types of themes you can use for your viewport:

  • The Help Center theme –  information architecture help center theme
  • Custom developed theme  – For teams looking to build a totally custom website, you can build a completely custom theme with the Velocity templating engine using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Different Than a Confluence Theme

A viewport with a theme provides much more flexibility than a typical Confluence theme. Unlike a Confluence theme, a viewport doesn't replace the Confluence UI. Instead, it adds a second view of your space content that's displayed as a website which your users can access internally or externally. This way your team can collaborate in Confluence and your users can access your content as a website.