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Include gist

You can include Gists from a GitHub workspace in your Confluence page.

Add the macro

You can either:

  • type directly / Include GitHub Gist and ENTER to add and edit the macro, or

  • click in the editor toolbar on Insert > Other Macros and select the Include GitHub Gist macro (located in the category “External Content” of the macro library).

Add GitHub Gist Macro

You will then be prompted to specify the following:


URL of the Gist from GitHub

Syntax highlighting

Format/ language for highlighting purposes (auto detect is performed by default)

Show line number

Tick to display number of lines in the file

Hide file header

Tick to hide header of files rendered


Collapses the file content and gives the option to expand and collapse

Include GitHub Gist in Confluence

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