Import from Confluence

Import your spaces from Confluence to ClickUp.

What you'll need

  • Confluence imports are available on all plans.
    • Free Forever plans have a limit of 500MB per month.
  • Members and above can import from Confluence.
  • There is a file size limit of 2.5GB.

Import spaces and pages to ClickUp

When you import your spaces and pages from Confluence to ClickUp they become Docs that you can find in the Docs Hub.

Any pages you import from Confluence will be shared with your entire Workspace. You can adjust sharing permissions after the import is completed.

You can import from Confluence from your Workspace Import/Export page or the Sidebar.

Import spaces and pages from the Import/Export page

To import from Confluence from the Import/Export page:
  1. Go to the Import/Export page.
    • In ClickUp 2.0, in the lower-left corner click your Workspace avatar.
    • In ClickUp 3.0, in the upper-left corner click your Workspace avatar and select Settings.
  2. Select Import/Export.
  3. Select Start Import.
  4. Choose the Confluence tile, then Import from Confluence.
  5. Click Next.
  6. To prepare your import file, in a separate window, log in to Confluence.
  7. In the Confluence sidebar, click Space Settings.
  8. In the Manage Space section, click Export space.
  9. Under Export Formats, select HTML.
  10. Click Next.
  11. Select Normal Export.
  12. Click Export.
  13. When the export is complete, click the Download here button to download the contents in a zip file.

    Read more about exporting from Confluence.

  14. Back in ClickUp, drag and drop the unzipped file or use the file browser to upload your file.
  15. Once the upload is complete, click Next.
  16. Click Import. You'll be redirected to the Docs Hub where your newly imported Doc will soon appear. Depending on the size of your import, this might take some time.

Import spaces and pages from the Sidebar

To import from Confluence from the Sidebar:
  1. In the Sidebar, hover over a Space, Folder, or List.
  2. Click the ellipsis ... menu.
  3. Click Create new.
  4. Select Import.
  5. Choose Confluence.
    Screenshot of someone starting a Confluence import while creating a Space in the Sidebar.png
  6. Select Import from Confluence.
  7. Click Next.
  8. To prepare your import file, in a separate window, log in to Confluence.
  9. In the Confluence sidebar, click Space Settings.
  10. In the Manage Space section, click Export space.
  11. Under Export Formats, select HTML.
  12. Click Next.
  13. Select Normal Export.
  14. Click Export.
  15. When the export is complete, click the Download here button to download the contents in a zip file.

    Read more about exporting from Confluence.

  16. Back in ClickUp, drag and drop the unzipped file or use the file browser to upload your file.
  17. Once the upload is complete, click Next.
  18. Click Import. You'll be redirected to the Docs Hub where your newly imported Doc will soon appear. Depending on the size of your import, this might take some time.

Import limitations

  • There is no option to delete uploaded content from an import summary screen.
  • An entire Confluence space will be imported as a single Doc with subpages.
  • ClickUp does not support granular privacy for subpages, meaning everything imported from Confluence, including subpages, will default to being publicly available.
  • Additional unsupported items:
    • Attachments inside table cells
    • Section jump links
    • Comments
    • Various text formatting elements (e.g., toggle list)
    • Importing more than one Confluence space at a time
    • Links to other Confluence sites, spaces, and users will remain linked to the original sources.
    • Draw.io Confluence Integration
    • Swagger Confluence Integration

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about importing from Confluence.

Q: Why is my import taking so long?

A: Import time varies depending on the size of the file and your internet connection.

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