Azure DevOps Confluence Data Center Connector

Learn here how to improve your technical documentation in Confluence Data Center running On-Premises and bring real-time information from Azure DevOps into Confluence pages and blog posts.
April 12, 2022
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Does your team use Azure DevOps for work management and Confluence Data Center for documentation management? If so, this article is for you and learn here how to improve your technical documentation in Confluence Data Center running On-Premises and bring real-time information from Azure DevOps into Confluence pages and blog posts.

With Azure DevOps Confluence Connector connector you can select 1 of 4 macro to bring information from Azure DevOps to Confluence.

Azure DevOps Confluence Connector Macro selection

Alternatively, you can use the curly bracket to add the required macro.

Azure DevOps Confluence Connector Macro suggesions

Enrich your technical specifications with Azure DevOps work item details

With Azure DevOps Confluence Connector connected you can copy a link to an Azure DevOps work item and paste it in Confluence page to get real-time information about the owner, statuses and other Azure DevOps work item details.

Below is an example of the rendered work item in Confluence.

Azure DevOps single work item macro

When you have linked Azure DevOps work items to the Confluence page you can understand the status of the linked tasks without leaving Confluence, which increases productivity of your team and your own.

Display the work items of the Azure DevOps shared Query

When you got a Confluence project or team page and related work items are saves as an Azure DevOps shared Query you can display items directly on the page to reduce the context switching and stay on top of the current project's work items.

Azure DevOps Confluence Connector Data Center saved work items query

With a shared Azure DevOps Query you can display items that correspond to the required filters which drastically simplifies the work flow.

Azure DevOps pipeline status reporting

Assume you want to link a Confluence page to the master or release branches Azure DevOps pipeline build status. This will display the status of build on Confluence without the necessity to jump into Azure DevOps Pipelines section.

Azure DevOps Confluence Build Pipeline status macro.

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