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Microblogging for Confluence: Version 4.0 with optimized design and a new microblog overview page

Nowadays smooth collaboration within teams is a critical success factor for enterprises. The Microblogging for Confluence app has been designed to address the resulting need for transparent and uncomplicated communication by creating a modern, straight-forward social collaboration channel in Confluence or Confluence-based intranets. Here we look at the latest improvements to make version 4.0 of Microblogging for Confluence even more transparent and user-friendly.

Space gardeners for Linchpin intranets, Atlassian Confluence, and company wikis

Most wiki-based content systems in organizations share certain challenges with regards to quality of content and structure. As such, some of our customers ask us, how they should administer content on Linchpin? While a wiki or wiki-based intranet gives enterprises the freedom they need for modern collaboration by enabling any team member to create content within the system quickly and easily, it can have its downsides. Here we look at how to get around them.

Linchpin Theme 2.13: Hide dashboard features, more flexible design customization, audit log integration, and more

Linchpin dashboard with a custom image background

With Linchpin Theme you can easily customize Confluence to fit your unique company design, no coding required. Not only can you customize your Confluence instance theme, but also your Confluence-based extranet systems or even give individual spaces in your instances their own design. Using Linchpin Theme in this way helps you to better visually integrate Confluence into your existing tool landscape. Our development team has just delivered Linchpin Theme Version 2.13. In this article we’ll take a look at the new features this version has to offer.

Linchpin – Intranet with Atlassian Confluence: New teasers, news, advanced expert search and more

Do you want your intranet to be understood and to be used intuitively by all your employees, even by technically inexperienced users ? A clear design, one that feels relevant, with a smooth start up and an intuitive user interface are important aspects. Linchpin achieves this and more by limiting the complexity of Confluence, adding opportunities for personalization across the board, extensive design options and seamless interaction between Linchpin apps – with easy-to-use administration functions and no fuss.

Linchpin Navigation Menus 2.7: Extended flyout menus, icons for menu items and much more

Navigation menus are an important requirement for customers who use corporate intranets. However, the standard version of Confluence doesn’t offer many options that give you control over your navigation menus. This is where the Linchpin Navigation Menus app (previously called the Navigation Menu Editor) comes into play. It adds this much-needed functionality to Confluence, and along with the other central components of the Linchpin intranet suite, it extends Confluence to be a complete corporate intranet.

Linchpin User Profiles 2.10: Flexibility for efficient searches

Linchpin User Profiles is a key module of the Confluence-based social intranet suite, Linchpin that enables users to expand their Confluence user profiles. It also includes an internal expert search function, which is the focus of the latest version of Linchpin User Profiles. Here we will look at how this creates a more flexible and successful user experience when searching.

Linchpin Events 2.0: Easy Events for Confluence redesigned and renamed!

The Easy Events RSVP app has very successfully allowed many of our customers to manage their events directly in Confluence and in the Confluence-based Linchpin social intranet suite. Easy Events has been on the Atlassian Marketplace for five years now! In light of this anniversary, we will be giving the app a complete refresh and a new name: Linchpin Events. We’d like to let you know what we have in store and build a little excitement and anticipation around the upcoming release.

Linchpin Enterprise News 2.5: UX updates for more flexibility and consistency

Linchpin Enterprise News 2.5

In addition to features such as editorial approvals, scheduled publishing, a wide range of design options and the ability to configure custom news feeds, Linchpin Enterprise News also has a flexible, user-friendly design to ensure creating and consuming news is effective, enjoyable and efficient. Our developers have optimized a variety of features and improved the design for better usability in Linchpin Enterprise News version 2.5.