Zen 5.2.9 adds performance improvements, plus minor features and bug fixes.

This is a recommended update for all Confluence 4+ and 5+ users.

Highlights include:
  • Substantial performance improvements
  • Space admins can manage drafts for other users
  • Add Google Analytics via Zen Brand
  • New Twitter API compatibility
  • Dozens of new features and fixes

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Zen Brand Upgrade Information

If you have a custom brand, be sure you are up-to-date with the Zen 5.2.8 Brand Upgrade.

You may need to update your brand if you position the search field outside the toolbar. See Zen 5.2.9 Brand Upgrade for more details.

Type

JIRA Issue

Description

New

ZEN-1111

Enable admins to manage (remove) another user's drafts

New

ZEN-1158

Page tree macro performance improvements

New

ZEN-1162

Enhanced external development mode for Zen partners

New

ZEN-1263

Turn on profiling with configuration setting

New

ZEN-1289

Profiling setting to log Zen performance

New

ZEN-1290

Performance improvements

New

ZEN-1292

Defer draft count calculation to post-page load

New

ZEN-1318

Persist performance optimization setting

Fix

ZEN-1102

Create personal space skips permissions step in older Confluence versions (pre-4.2.6)

Fix

ZEN-1237

CSS access errors in log when viewing Zen-themed pages

Fix

ZEN-1238

Space Tools menu displays badly when accessed via "space tools" menu

Fix

ZEN-1241

Suppress warning messages when icon generator redraws icons

Fix

ZEN-1298

Disable Drafts setting at site level not passing through to spaces

Fix

ZEN-1316

Default brand setting is lost intermittently on Confluence restart

Fix

ZEN-1317

Space Tools requires update for new tools structure and support for Atlassian themes

Fix

ZEN-1364

no-page-title number format exceptions appearing in log

Type

JIRA Issue

Description

New

ZEN-1283

Change default copy on master pages to reflect broken links and images bug

New

ZEN-786

Allow position=top/bottom choice on Zen master pages to be accessed via the GUI

New

ZEN-1056

Labels display needs better styling

New

ZEN-1257

Add clickable label help to section designer

New

ZEN-1265

New section design parameter for "no page title"

New

ZEN-1293

Add Change Title menu item to toolbar

New

ZEN-1331

Make drafts badge clickable to open drafts list

NewZEN-1341Allow create page/blog action to specify page to return to on cancel

New

ZEN-1350

Remove extra paragraphs automatically from Zen menus

Fix

ZEN-974

Like icon not displaying in comments

Fix

ZEN-1112

Page title changes send out email notification using last editor

Fix

ZEN-1165

Expando and full-width modes cause horizontal page scroller

Fix

ZEN-1209

Toolbar search only searches space even site-wide is indicated

Fix

ZEN-1228

"Notifications" menu item often fails to respond

Fix

ZEN-1244

Canvas extends too wide when in Blog View

Fix

ZEN-1253

Language selection choices on login screen is missing on Confluence 5+

Fix

ZEN-1255

Like icon hover in Comments getting full sprite instead of icon only

Fix

ZEN-1256

Extra toolbar dividers appear for anonymous users

Fix

ZEN-1258

Top/Bottom position not working on regular pages used as master page

Fix

ZEN-1259

Likes not displaying on comments (unless hovering over comment)

Fix

ZEN-1260

Icons without "frosting" don't regenerate on CentOS

Fix

ZEN-1261

Space sidebar overlaps content in space tools areas

Fix

ZEN-1264

Position Top/bottom sections display twice on non-master masters

Fix

ZEN-1267

scroll bars appearing in drop menus (panel menus) when using Confluence layout/columns

Fix

ZEN-1272

Toolbar not positioning correctly on search results page

Fix

ZEN-1273

Inconsistent behavior when publishers don't match editors

Fix

ZEN-1274

Publish This Page toolbar menu item appears to non-publisher editors

Fix

ZEN-1275

When publishing is disabled, edits don't create new page versions

Fix

ZEN-1276

Notify users option and version comment missing on Conf 4.x when drafts are disabled

Fix

ZEN-1278

Notifications submenu title is not clickable

Fix

ZEN-1279

Blog link missing from toolbar on Confluence 4.x

Fix

ZEN-1291

Publish checkmark appears when no draft exists

Fix

ZEN-1311

Comments and notify watchers settings are ignored when drafts are disabled

Fix

ZEN-1313

Drafts should not be displayed when Drafts are disabled

Fix

ZEN-1315

Comment editor display issues

Fix

ZEN-1327

Sidebar collapse key shouldn't cause collapse when Brand Designer is open

Fix

ZEN-1330

Space sidebar condition causing Zen enablement failure in Confluence 4.x

Fix

ZEN-1334

Brand designer and undo/redo hotkey display formatting off

Fix

ZEN-1335

Toggle Full Width menu item is missing CSS ID

Fix

ZEN-1338

Meta-data not showing year on very old edits

Fix

ZEN-1340

Blog list content doesn't always clear the page meta data

Fix

ZEN-1348

Edit Space Template screen shows non-Zen header, etc.

Fix

ZEN-1349

Concurrent editing conflict detection not always working

Fix

ZEN-1352

Space name watermark is always lowercase

Fix

ZEN-1363

Email notification does not always work when watching a Page Tree

Fix

ZEN-1365

No Page Title option on section designer not working

Fix

ZEN-1367

Drafts created from historical versions show up as publish conflicts

Fix

ZEN-1368

Non-page-tree watches causes child pages to appear watched

Type

JIRA Issue

Description

New

ZEN-835

Add ability to set a border on just one side of wrapped div with the Wrap macro

New

ZEN-1248

Add "open in new window" parameter to Zen Button macro

New

ZEN-1295

Simple children macro performance improvements

New

ZEN-1319

User profile macro that can be used on a personal space without specifying the username

New

ZEN-1324

Define wiki markup for all new Zen 5+ macros

New

ZEN-1354

Zen Button should support anchor links

New

ZEN-1355

New Flexible Link macro

Fix

ZEN-1247

Zen Button macro doesn't work inside New Window macro

Fix

ZEN-1285

Include Section macro causes stack overflow when given non-existent page

Fix

ZEN-1297

Twitter feed macro uses deprecated API

Fix

ZEN-1321

Macro descriptions need improvement and should be 100% visible on the selection screen.

Fix

ZEN-1325

Macros should be consistent about throwing appropriate errors when failure conditions exist.

Fix

ZEN-1336

List All Spaces macro icon alignment is off

Type

JIRA Issue

Description

New

ZEN-1242

Refine default brand color settings for editor and brand designer wizards

New

ZEN-1249

Possibly add "none" option for Page Title text transform in Brand Designer

New

ZEN-1239

Allow Google Analytics id to be injected per brand

New

ZEN-1254

Add Brand Designer option for padding of moved search field

New

ZEN-1346

Allow brand images to be used as space logos

Fix

ZEN-1090

some login links are not getting alternate styling

Fix

ZEN-1240

On first-time use, Brand Designer should open on Help panel

Fix

ZEN-1243

Fix hover text decoration on link styling in Conf 5

Fix

ZEN-1246

Need to target Atlassian color bleed through on search dropdown

Fix

ZEN-1251

various Confluence link styling coming through

Fix

ZEN-1281

Confluence's "odd" comments background coloring is overlapping incorrectly with input box.

Fix

ZEN-1294

Font size inconsistent in table cells

Fix

ZEN-1296

Quick search field padding needs adjusting when out of toolbar in Conf 4

Fix

ZEN-1299

Icons from images/icons in admin panels are missing in Conf 5+

Fix

ZEN-1302

brand designer settings for Search Input need improvement

Fix

ZEN-1304

Section drop shadows appear on labels and comments when sections aren't displayed

Fix

ZEN-1305

Padding on "full meta data" details needs adjustment

Type

JIRA Issue

Description

New

ZEN-1339

Sub-space plugin support for use in Zen menus

Fix

ZEN-1268

Livesearch macro not working when place in .zen.header page

Fix

ZEN-1306

REST API Browser plugin not working in Zen & Conf 5.1