Curious about a term used in the Confluence Connect documentation? Read on.
|App||Software built using the Confluence platform for the purpose of integrating with or extending Confluence|
|Application||Refers to a running instance of an Atlassian product (Confluence, Jira, Hipchat, etc.)|
A pattern for apps that provide a template for users to create new types of pages based on pre-defined and/or dynamic content
|Confluence Connect||The development framework used to create apps for Confluence Cloud||Confluence Connect|
|Custom content||A pattern for apps that introduce a new type of content to Confluence, with custom views that integrate with Confluence navigation and search||Custom content pattern|
|Extension||An app that extends Confluence with additional features||What can I build with Confluence Connect?|
|Extension point||An area of the user interface that allows your app to display information to end users in a constrained fashion (web items, for example)|
An area of Confluence's user interface that your app can extend with additional elements. Your app is not technically constrained, but the design principles and guidelines must be followed to provide a consistent overall experience to the end user (web panels, for example).
|Integration||An app that connects the data and/or user experience of an external service with Confluence||What can I build with Confluence Connect?|
|Macro||A pattern for apps that embed content in Confluence pages||Macros pattern|
|Page extension||A pattern for apps that provide contextual information and actions related to a Confluence page||Page extensions pattern|
|Search extension||A pattern for apps for including custom metadata in search and macro content filters||Search extensions pattern|
|Pattern||Common ways for you to extend the functionality of Confluence. They group together related extension points and design guidelines to help you provide a consistent experience for users.||Confluence Connect patterns|
|Theme||A pattern for apps that provide a custom look and feel for Confluence|