Overview

This guidance will help you update the Page Tree Creator or Space Tree Creator to new Page Tree Creator:

Space Tree Creator → Page Tree Creator
Page Tree Creator → Page Tree Creator Pro

A special Migration Wizard explained in Migration to Version 8 will help you migrate your existing Page Tree Creator and Space Tree Creator data!

New:

  • (tick) Only one app is needed to copy pages AND spaces

  • (tick) Introduced the ‘PTC Template Macro’

  • (tick) Introduced new macros for all configuration needs

  • (tick) Terminology: Tag becomes Placeholder, Consecutive Tag becomes Counter

Removed

  • (minus) Template Spaces Configuration → Included in ‘PTC Template Macro’

  • (minus) Category Pages → Included in ‘PTC Template Macro’

  • (minus) STC Tag Description Macro → Included in ‘PTC Placeholder Macro’

How to Install

Important

Create a snapshot or backup of your current Confluence instance before installing, updating or migrating any data!

Test the migration on a snapshot or specialized staging environment before applying it to production!

  1. If your are updating to the Page Tree Creator Pro, make sure to uninstall the Space Tree Creator first. If you skip this step, there might be some unexpected behavior. Take a look at the troubleshooting note below for further information on this.

  2. Install the Page Tree Creator or Page Tree Creator Pro

  3. Open the Migration Wizard in the General Configuration

  4. Follow the steps explained in the Migration Wizard

  5. (tick) Create some spaces and pages to verify the correct behavior

Troubleshooting

If you have problems after updating/upgrading to the new Page Tree Creator version, you may find the Troubleshooting chapter on the Migration to Version 8 page helpful.


Changes in Terminology

Topic

Before

Now

App names

Space Tree Creator

Page Tree Creator

 

Page Tree Creator

Page Tree Creator Pro

Macros

PTC Default Value Macro

PTC Default Value Macro (PRO)

 

PTC Tag Description Macro

PTC Placeholder Macro

 

PTC Ignore Tags Macro

PTC Ignore Placeholder Macro

 

PTC Jira Macro

PTC Jira Macro

 

PTC Button

PTC Create Pages Button

 

STC Button

PTC Create Space Button

 

 

PTC Template Macro

 

 

PTC Template Page Macro (PRO)

 

 

PTC Multi Button (PRO)

 

 

PTC Exclude Content Macro (PRO)

 

 

PTC Template Statistics Macro (PRO)

General

Tag

PTC Placeholder

 

Default Tag

Default Value Placeholder

 

Consecutive Tag

Counter

 

Cascaded Tag

Cascaded Placeholder

 

Tag Marker

Placeholder Marker

 

Tag Format

Placeholder Type

 

Required

Required

 

Tag Config

Placeholder Properties

 

User Tag

User Type Placeholder

 

Template Sticker

Template Marker

 

Reuse Replacement

Reuse Value

 

Template Configuration

Template Properties

 

Template Page Configuration

Template Page Properties