Confluence 6.9 EAP released – read-only mode is coming!

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The latest Confluence 6.9 EAP milestone is available now! EAP releases provide a snapshot of our work-in-progress and give you an opportunity to test and fix your add-ons before the final release.

In this release we're finalising work on our brand new read-only feature, to help admins when performing routine maintenance. This feature may have an impact on your add-ons, so please head to How to make your add-on compatible with read-only mode in our developer documentation to find out what you need to do to make sure your add-on is compatible.

April 18, 2018: Important update regarding the read-only feature.

Hey App vendors, thanks so much for your engagement and support in making your Apps compatible with read-only mode whilst we continue to develop it. With the 6.9 Beta shortly upon us, we have had to make the decision to bump the feature from this release as it is not quite production ready. The good news is that in the coming couple of weeks we expect to be completed from the Atlassian side and that will give you a little extra time to get your App compatible for when the feature is released in 6.10.

Keep an eye on the EAP updates as we have 1-2 more deliverables to make it a simpler for plug-ins to be compatible with read-only mode, whilst not breaking your backward compatibility with earlier Confluence versions.

Thanks again for you ongoing support.

Adam – Confluence PM

As usual, we'll be releasing weekly milestones and betas during the development of Confluence 6.9, so head to Preparing for Confluence 6.9 to find out what's changed.

If you have any problems with an EAP release, please raise an issue to let us know. The earlier we know about problems, the more time we'll have to fix them before the final release.