QC Read and Understood for Confluence Cloud

QC Read and Understood for Confluence Cloud is a confluence add-on available from the Atlassian marketplace .

One of the simplest and most effective ways of verifying training on procedures is to confirm that a user has read and understood an authorised document.

This plugin enables the users to confirm that they have read and understood a document.

It’s ideal for businesses that need a record of employee acceptance for compliance and auditing purposes.


The plugin can be installed from the Atlassian marketplace .

The plugin in only available for Confluence Cloud instances.

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The users can use the byline control button QC – RnU. The user have the option to approve the page by ‘Read and Understood’ or to ‘Revoke’ the approval.

It is possible to review all the approvals of a page by either clicking from the page menu ‘QC – Read and Understood Overview‘ or by using the macro qc-read-and-understood-macro-table .

The plugin records the time and the version of the page that the user reviewed. The macro table highlights when the users did not approve the latest version of the page by marking the status to “ACCEPTED OLD VERSION“.

Configure Read and Understood Permissions

At Site level

Choose to make the app after installation disabled on all spaces or in some spaces, by following the steps:

  1. As a site administrator, click on Confluence Application Settings
  2. From the CONFIGURATION section, click on QC – R&U Administration
  3. Select from the list in which spaces you would like to enable the app.

At Space level

Choose to enable/disable QC Read and Understood in a specific Space, by following the steps :

  1. Click on Space Settings 
  2. Navigate to Add-ons > QC Read and Understood

At Page level

Choose to enable/disable QC Read and Understood in a specific Page, by following the steps:

  1. Click on the Page menu >QC – Read and Understood Overview
  2. Navigate to Settings tab

Macro commands


The {qc-read-and-understood-macro-table} displays a table with all all the users who accepted a page .

The table contains the Approver’s name, Approval Status, Approval date and last approved version.


  • qc-content : Page Title . Autocomplete field for search on page titles.


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The {qc-read-and-understood-macro-table-by-user} displays a table with all all the pages a user accepted .

The table contains the Page Title, the page latest version, the user’s last accepted version, and the approval status .


  • qc-user-account-id: The user’s unique account ID. Autocomplete field.
  • qc-user-space-key: The space key