As an administrator of your confluence instance you can find the General Settings of the Page Tree Creator, when you first click on the Gear Icon to open up the dropdown menu Confluence administration, then choose General Configuration, now in the left sidebar there will be a Page Tree Creator section, where you can click on General Settings.
Here you can change the Placeholder Markers, per default they are two underscores (“__”) one for the head-marker and the other for the tail-marker.
(Below you will find a table of Placeholder Markers that you should not use.)
Head marker → “__”
Tail Marker → “__”
Here you can change the Template Marker, maybe there is a case where you want an other template identifier. In the copy process the Template Marker will be removed.
Per default the Template Marker will be “_Template”.
Template Page Title:
→ “_Template Meeting Notes”
New Page Title:
→ “Meeting Notes”
Copy the space stylesheets when creating a new space. The stylesheets are in Space Tools → Look and Feel → Stylesheet
If false, no Space Stylesheet is copied and the gloabl Styleseeht is applied if one exists
Show Copy Page Tree
Choose under what circumstances the Copy Page Tree field in Page Tools should be shown.
Show Copy/Create Space
Choose under what circumstances the Create Space and Copy Space field in Page Tools should be shown.
Show icons in Page Tools
When activated, the PTC icon is displayed next to following Page Tools fields: Copy Page Tree, Create Space, Copy Space.
Space Title Instruction
Description for the space title when creating a new space with the PTC.
Helps the user to chose a correct space title.
Space title must contain project number
Space Key Instruction
Description for the space key when creating a new space with the PTC.
Helps the user to chose a correct space key
Spaces keys must be six letters starting with the project number
Template Index Status
Reindex all the templates, if not up to date anymore.
Placeholder Marker Information
There are some markers you should not use because they are part of the Confluence functions and can result in different behavior or can be annoying while typing the new placeholder.
Example how NOT to use custom marker
Function / Reason
Open Macro Search / Open Wiki Markup
Image / Media / Files
// or /
Mention Confluence Users