Translations for Confluence (formerly Language Macros)



With Translations for Confluence, you can add and edit content in different languages on the same Confluence page.

  • Choose any combination of over 40 language macros.

  • The individual user sees content only in the language set in his or her user settings.

  • Quickly switch between existing languages by using the language drop-down.

  • If the title of a page is translated too, the translated titles will appear throughout Confluence.

  • Enable or disable the Language Macros individually in the Administrator Interface.

  • If no macro exists for the user's preferred language, the app checks if there is a macro for Confluence's default language that can be displayed.

Language macros in the editor



Over 40 language macros available


Quick switch between languages




Writing content in different languages

Use a specific language macro to write content in the languages supported by Confluence.

→ See all available Language Macros

What you type in the editor:

How your text looks in the editor:

How your resulting page looks like (user's language set to English):


Writing page titles in different languages

Starting with version 5.x, you can translate page titles using the new "Translate title" interface.

-> To the complete documentation

What the interface looks like:

What the resulting page looks like (user's language set to German):

Administrator's Guide

As an administrator, you can enable or disable languages.

→ Go to the Administrator's Guide

Displaying content in different languages

To check if the macro works according to plan, use the drop-down in the upper-right corner and choose another language you used on that page.

If you want to change the language of the entire Confluence interface including the main text, you'll have to change the language in your user settings.