What is Confluence?
Confluence is an Enterprise Wiki that improves collaboration.
Confluence is simply a Java-based web application that runs on a server. It’s intended to allow collaborative editing of content and structure and provides one place for ideas and information to be shared.
It has many different uses. It can be used as:
1. A knowledge management tool
2. A social communication medium
3. A website
4. A tool for planning agile development.
The main benefits of Confluence are its flexibility and centralized repository of information. The vast selection of add-ins makes it easy to add custom functionality, specific to your needs.
You can use below resources to explore Confluence:
1. Atlassian Answers Community Forum (http://answers.atlassian.com) :
This is a community forum where you can post questions and get answers not only from experts, but also from other community members.
2. Experts Blogs (http://blogs.atlassian.com)
These blogs are written by Atlassian employees and they cover all the different Atlassian products.
3. Documentation Space (confluence.atlassian.com)
This site has documentation for all the previous versions of Confluence.
4. Atlassian Market Place (https://marketplace.atlassian.com)
If you want to add additional functionality to Confluence, you can use ready-made templates and plugins available at Atlassian Market Place.