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How to add a Product Tour to Confluence

How to easily add a product guide to your Confluence page?


This quick guide describes how to do it even without administrative rights.




1. Get your Usetiful code

Log in to your account on Usetiful.com and click the "Embed code" button. The code will show up in the modal dialog. Copy it to the clipboard (select the code and press Ctrl+C).



2. Paste the code into HTML macro

Edit or Create new page on Confluence, where the tour should show up. When in Confluence editor, choose from the toolbas the option  "Insert more content" and select the option "Other macros" at the bottom of the list. Search for the "HTML" in the displayed modal dialog.


Add the HTML macro into the page and paste the Usetiful code inside.


Save the page.

3. Configure the tour

If you don't have a product tour created - you can create new one in Usetiful! Here are few tips & tricks. Tour will show up automatically, if parameters "Autoplay" or "Usetiful button" are enabled.


When setting up the tour, important is the "Url" field that specifies on which pages the tour will display. Paste the domain of your Confluence and click "Save".

Return to your Confluence page and refresh it using the Ctrl+F5 keys.

4. Enjoy the tour!

Don't forget to track usage of your product tour with Usetiful reports ;)



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