NOTE: You must have "Confluence Admin" privileges to edit a brand.

To enable the Brand Designer, you need to:
  1. Enable Brand Development Mode
  2. Copy the Chameleon brand
  3. Apply Your New Brand
  4. Open the Brand Designer and Explore!
Click on the tabs below to learn more.
Enabling Brand Development Mode is the first step to your new brand.

The Brand Designer is accessible via the Toolbar's Configuration menu , but is disabled by default:

To use the Brand Designer, enable Brand Development Mode via the Admin Console's Zen Foundation section.

NOTE: Clicking the Brand Designer Disabled menu item will provide a quick link to the Admin Console:

Or, point your browser at Confluence's Admin Console, and in the Zen Foundation menu section, click Brand Development Mode.

In the admin screen, click Enable Brand Development Mode.

NOTE: Brand Development Mode should only be used in a development environment. If you are in a development environment, click OK in the warning dialog:


The fastest way to get going with brand development is to make an editable copy of the Chameleon brand that ships with Zen. Here's how:

In the Admin Console (Zen Foundation menu), click the Manage Brand Plug-ins menu item, find the Chameleon brand. (If Chameleon doesn't appear, click the Reinstall All Built-in Brands button.) Click the Copy Brand button:

Provide a name for your editable copy:

Please provide a name without spaces for your new brand.

The easiest way to apply your new brand is to click the Make Default button on your new brand:


Or, return to your regular wiki page and select the new brand in the Space Brand list in the Configuration toolbar menu.

Open the Brand Designer and Start Exploring

You're all set – the Brand Designer is ready for use. Select Brand Designer in the Toolbar's Configuration menu – it should now be enabled:

NOTE: The hotkey Control-Y (Windows and Chrome on Mac) or Command-Y (Mac Safari and Firefox) will also open the Brand Designer.
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