Install, Update Zen Intranet

See our demo video or complete the following steps to install, update or uninstall Zen Intranet.


Install Zen Foundation version 5.2.7 or higher before installing Zen Intranet.


Configuration of this plugin is handled via Zen Lightning.

The following procedures relate to installing Zen Intranet from a .jar file. 

  1. Download the .jar file for Zen Intranet from the Atlassian Marketplace.
  2. Open the Confluence Administration Console.
  3. Select Manage Add-ons from the left panel.
  4. The Manage Add-ons panel opens.
  5. Click the Upload Add-on link.
  6. The Upload Add-on window opens.
  7. Click the Choose File button.
  8. An upload window opens.
  9. Navigate to and select the .jar file.
  10. From the Upload Add-on window, click the Upload button.
  11. Wait for a confirmation window to appear.

The following procedures relate to installing Zen Intranet from Confluence's Universal Plugin Manager (UPM). 

  1. Open the Confluence Administration Console.
  2. Select Find New Add-ons from the left panel.
  3. The Find New Add-ons panel opens.
  4. Search for Zen Intranet.
  5. From the search results, click the Install button.
  6. Wait for a confirmation window to appear.

If your Confluence site contains the same space key as any Zen Intranet space, the plugin will discontinue its install. You can see a message regarding this action from the Manage Zen Lightning area in Confluence's Administration Console.


To proceed with your Zen Intranet installation, remove any conflicting spaces. (We recommend exporting them to a safe location before removing.) Otherwise, add Zen Intranet to a fresh Confluence instance.

Once installed, you do not need to upgrade Zen Intranet.

Brand Updates

You can upload new or edited brands via the Zen Foundation: Manage Brand Plug-ins feature in the Confluence Admin console.

You can uninstall the Zen Intranet plugin via Confluence's Universal Plugin Manager (UPM). Other uninstall options exist via the Zen Lightning features. See the Manage Zen Intranet Through Zen Lightning section for additional information.