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How to use Label Manager by Easy Apps

Where to access the app once installed

In the left side menu of every Confluence page you can access Label Manager under apps.

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Step 1: select pages to add labels

Pages I select

The default is to select individual pages:

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Choose one or multiple pages by searching the page name:

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Child pages

The other option is selecting child pages.

Note: includes parent page:

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Choose one or more parent pages to make changes to all the related child pages:

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You can only search pages:

  • in the space where you accessed Label Manager by Easy Apps

  • you can see and have access to

  • for Child pages only those which have child pages

How to add labels

Adding labels is the default:

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Search to find an existing label and/or create a new label by typing the name of the new label and clicking enter/return:

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A new label is never created until it has been added to at least one page and Submit is clicked.

How to delete labels

Start typing or select from the drop-down the label you want to delete. You have the option to delete multiple labels as the same time:

Preview changes

Click preview:

An example of a result:

Note: to understand what each color means see section what label colors mean on this page.

Run

When you are happy with the preview click:

A confirmation of the results follows:

Merge or rename (system admins)

Only system administrators can access to merge and rename which is under space settings.

Option 1 click More Actions:

Option 2: Space settings → Integrations → Label Manager

This is what you will see:

How to merge labels

Merge is the default choose. You must select at least two ‘Labels to merge’. Then select one ‘Merge label to’:

To create a new label to ‘Rename labels to’ type in the name of the new label, then click enter/return:

How to rename a label

Choose the second option ‘Rename label’. Then choose a ‘Label to rename’ from the drop-down. To rename to an existing label a label in the drop-down under ‘Rename label to’:

To create a new label to ‘Rename labels to’ type in the name of the new label, then click enter/return:

How to delete labels

Choose the third option ‘Delete label’:

You can choose one label or multiple labels to delete at once.

Preview changes

Click preview:

The overview pages tells you how many pages will be impacted by the change:

If you want exclude some pages, check ‘Enable page selection’ below the preview button to see a list of all pages that will change and a list of all the labels on the page.

Unselect pages (optional)

You have the option to unselect pages from being changed:

Note: to understand what each color means see section what label colors mean on this page.

Run

Click ‘Run’ when ready to make the change:

A confirmation of the results follows:

What label colors mean

The color of each label tells you what will happen if you click “Run” and choose to make the changes:

Grey = no change

Green = will be added

Red = will be deleted

Yellow = will be changed if merge or rename

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