Community Forums for Confluence Server and DC

Data Center Read-only Mode

If you are using Confluence Data Center and your administrator has temporarily switched your instance to Data Center Read-only mode, you may notice changes to the behaviour of Community Forums. These behaviours are displayed only while your instance is in read-only mode.

  • Make Sticky option is hidden

  • Lock Topic and Mark/Unmark as Topic are hidden

  • Sticky Topics On Top checkbox is disabled

  • Create Forum menu item is hidden

  • Onboarding pop-up dialogs are not displayed

Remember that you cannot edit or create Confluence pages in read-only mode.

See Atlassian’s Using Read-only Mode for Site Maintenance to learn more about general Confluence use in Data Center read-only mode.